| Annual Meeting:|
From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands
February 8-13, 2014
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Society for Range Management
6901 S Pierce St Ste 225
Littleton, CO 80128
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A well-trained and highly motivated group of professionals and rangeland users working with productive, sustainable rangeland ecosystems.
Providing leadership for the Stewardship of Rangelands based on sound ecological principles.
|Out On The Land|
TV Series will air every Tuesday at 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT, and 4pm PT on RFD-TV.
It will repeat every Wednesday at 9am ET, 8am CT, 7am, MT, and 6am PT
You can check out the series at www.outontheland.com
USDA-NRCS Webinars Available & Offering SRM Continuing Education Credit (CEUs)
The webinar listing grows daily, so check the site regularly for new entries!
RangeFlash - Jan. 24, 2014
IMPORTANT ANNUAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Pre-registration has now ended, all remaining registration must occur on-site including purchase of tour, dinner bus, and SRM Gala tickets. Please purchase event tickets as soon as you arrive as the Disney Wilderness Preserve tour is sold out and several others are close to being sold out.
LAST CALL: If you have not made your hotel reservation, please do so immediately, the Caribe is no longer holding rooms for our group so once they are gone you will have to find other accommodations.
Correction to Program: Pre-registration and On-site registration will both be located at the Royal Palm Registration Desk on Saturday the 8th and Thursday the 13th. Sunday the 9th - Wednesday the 12th Pre-registration will be located at the Caribe Registration Desk and On-site will remain at the Royal Palm Registration Desk.
Mobile App Now Live!
Download the conference mobile app to get all the latest changes and updates to the program. Go to the App store for Apple devices and Google Play for Android devices and search for "SRMOrlando2014" and download the app!
A second bus has been added to the Deseret Ranch Tour. Register now before it fills up again!
On-site registrants are not guaranteed complimentary registration items (conference bag and clipboard).
January Rangeland News is Now Available Online!
- The Swan Song; The Farewell; No, Moving Forward! - Wally Butler, 2013 SRM President
- SRM Capital Update
- Rangeland News Has a New Production Schedule
- YouTube On The Range: Out on the Land
- "Just Out of the Chute" Late Abstract Submission
- FUN IN THE SUN! 67th Annual Meeting: From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands
- Rangeland Women: Progressing Their Communities Around the World
- Lost Resources: Jack Lavin & Dr. Carl Goebel
- Submit Award Nominations for the 2015 Annual Meeting
- Trail Boss Cookbook Recipe: Pork & Red Chili
- November Range Photo Quiz Answer
- January Photo Quiz Question
- Position Announcements:
- Upcoming Events, Conference & Section Meeting Listings
- CPRM Calendar
"Just Out of the Chute" Late Abstract Submission Available
Angie Reid, Planning Committee Co-Chair
Announcing "Just Out of the Chute Late Abstract Submission" for the SRM AM14 in Orlando, Florida.
Presentations will not make it into the printed program but will be included in the Daily Trail Boss as well as the mobile application. Acceptance is not guaranteed but will be fit into the program to fill cancellations.
Email submissions directly to Program Chair Mike Turpin at email@example.com.
Titles have a 15 word limit and all major words in the title are to be capitalized and scientific names italicized. There is a 300 word maximum for abstracts which must accompany all submissions. Provide author information including name, affiliation and city, state, and country of affiliation for a maximum of 5 authors. Notify the program chair who the presenter will be and whether an oral or poster presentation is preferred.
NOTE: The late submission is only for individuals who are definitely coming to the conference as these submissions will be used to fill cancellations.
|2014 SRM AM Room & Ride Share|
Room and Ride Share information is now available on the conference website on the Hotels and Travel page http://rangelands.org/orlando2014/hotel_travel.html
. If you are interested in posting your name, phone number and email for the Roommate and/or Ride Share please provide contact information and dates you are looking for a ride or room sharing to Angie Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org
and it will be posted.
|Committee & Meeting Room Request Form for SRM 2014 AM Orlando
Have you requested a room for your meeting at the 2014 Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show? If not, requests are still being accepted. Please click here to request a room for the 2014 SRM meeting in Orlando. Please note that rooms are not guaranteed past the Sept. 6, 2013 deadline. Additionally, based on the timing of the request, your event may not make it into the 2014 SRM printed program.
|SRM 2014 Annual Meeting: Call for Volunteers
The 2014 Annual Meeting Planning Committee is in of need volunteers for the Society for Range Management - 67th Annual International Meeting, Technical Training & Trade Show in Orlando, FL, Feb. 8-13, 2014. Please consider helping us when you have free time. We need Volunteers for several areas of the meeting, including:
- Registration helpers, especially in the early days of the meeting. Help will be needed any time the registration desk is open. Any time you can help will be appreciated.
- Entrance controllers for special sessions with registered attendance. Volunteers will work a one hour time slot 30 minutes before and after the start of the session.
No special requirements are required of Volunteers; we just need your time. Please email email@example.com with your days/times of availability. Thank you for volunteering!
Marilyn Samuel, Orlando 2014 Volunteer Coordinator
Lost Resource: Harold Goetz
Harold Goetz went to be with the Lord on Jan. 17, 2014. He was born on Dec. 20, 1932 to Alex and Emma Goetz of Halliday, N.D. He received his elementary education at a country school but did not go to high school in order to help run the family farm. He served in the Army during the Korean War era. While in the Army, he also studied and received his GED. Following his discharge, he attended junior college in Bottineau, N.D. In August 1960, he married Lorna Hall, who also attended the same college. He later completed his B.S. degree at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, N.D. In 1960, he was awarded a Fullbright scholarship to study at a university in Hohenheim, Germany. Upon his return from Germany, he attended NDSU and received his Masters Degree in Botany and Zoology and furthered his education at the University of Utah, where he received his Doctorate Degree in Range Management.
|International Conference Bound: Range Club Fundraises for SRM 2014 AM
Attention Nebraska SRM Members
We are making arrangements for the Nebraska Section's dinner and night out in Orlando on Feb. 11 at the National SRM Annual Meeting. We plan to meet at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co at 6:00 p.m. See their website at http://www.bubbagump.com/locations/orlando/. A coupon is available in your registration packet. They are located about 10 minutes for the conference center. I am trying to get an idea of how many will join us for this meal.
Please reply to Bob Broweleit, Bob.Broweleit@ne.usda.gov, if you will be joining us for the Nebraska Section meal so we can make appropriate reservations. See you in Orlando!
Position Announcement: Ag Research Manager / Specialist, Natural Resource Management, SDSU West River Ag Center, Rapid City, SD
$14.76- $18.45/hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits. This position is grant-funded through 2016; continuation beyond 2016 contingent upon additional funding. Collaborate within a team of Range Science and Animal Science faculty, staff, and graduate students to conduct vegetation and livestock research activities in a multi-state project, including vegetation sampling; livestock behavior monitoring; cattle nutrition sampling; accurate data collection, entry, and proofing; writing reports; supervising data collection crews, and maintaining equipment and facilities. Position is located in western South Dakota and based out of the SDSU West River Ag Center in Rapid City, SD. Considerable time will be spent at the study area near McLaughlin, SD, located 40 miles NW of Mobridge, SD on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Travel is required. Interpersonal, organizational and strong critical thinking skills are required. Bachelor's degree in Range Science, Animal Science, or closely related field preferred. Plant identification skills, GPS and GIS experience, and 1 or more years related experience preferred. Valid South Dakota driver's license is required. Possession of or ability to obtain a SD Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License is required. Opportunity available to pursue advanced degree concurrent with employment.
Application Deadline: Feb. 28, 2014
Position Announcement: Range Ecologist, Fort Hays State University
Full time 9-month tenure-track biologist with specialization in range ecology. Appointment date: August 2014.
Position requires teaching Range Management, Plant Taxonomy, plus other courses in the Range Management program, potentially including relevant plant identification courses. Minimal qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in biology, range ecology, or an appropriate subdiscipline (ABD will be considered for well-qualified applicants).
Contact: Dr. Brian R. Maricle, phone: 785-628-5367, fax: 785-628-4153, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check Details at: http://www.fhsu.edu/positions/
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North Central Section Website:
Kansas Natural Resources Conference
(and KS Section Meeting - BOD Meeting: Jan. 30, 4:30PM)
Jan. 30-31, 2014
OK Section Joint w/the OK Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Jan. 30-31, 2014
Northern Great Plains Section Meeting
Feb. 11, 2014 at 4 PM
Orlando, FL @ SRM Annual Meeting
Other Events of Interest
NAIPSC Webinar Series
Whole Ranch Planning and Grass-fed Applications
Southwest Grass-fed Livestock Alliance
Sept. 13, 2013 to May 24, 2014
Saguache, Colorado Springs, Denver and Durango, CO
34th Annual EcoFarm Conference: Gather and Grow
Jan. 22 - 25, 2014
74th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference
2014 Tamarisk Coalition's Research and Management Conference
Feb. 18-20, 2014
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO More Information
Jornada Field Botany Workshops
* Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (White Sands National Monument with David Bustos)
* Tuesday May 13, 2014
* Tuesday July 15, 2014
* Tuesday September 2, 2014
* Tuesday November 4, 2014
To register or for inquiries, email Kirsten Romig at
60th Anniversary of the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed
March 6-7, 2014
Contact Phil for more information: Phil.Heilman@ARS.USDA.GOV
Cool-Season Invasive Grasses in the Northern Great Plains
Tuesday March 18 - Wednesday March 19, 2014
The Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND (3803 13th Ave S)
Ranching and a West That Works
April 24-25, 2014
Lory Student Center Theater - CSU
Earn 9 CEU's (Continuing Education Credits) from the SRM
RSVP to Kellie.Clark@colostate.edu More Information
A Rangeland Management Event Out On the Range!
April 24-27, 2014
Eastern Oregon Ag Research Center
2014 SWCS Meeting
July 27-30, 2014
Call for Presentations coming soon!!!
From Community Efforts to Landscape Scale
October 6 - 10, 2014
Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, Oregon
PROPOSALS DUE JAN. 31, 2014