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California-Pacific Section of the
Society for Range Management

Providing science, leadership, and information for California-Pacific Rangeland Communities

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To see a map of the boundaries of the CalPac SRM section click here.



Cal-Pac and Central Coast Rangeland Coalition 2019 Fall Meeting: Diversification on the Range



CalPac Fund Request Form



Young Professional Scholarship





Fall Needlegrass Notes

Biographies for the 2019 Cal-Pac officer candidates and information on the fall meeting.  Please remember to vote online for Cal-Pac officers.  

Voting is also open for the 2019 Society for Range Management officers, and Cal Pac's Dr. Susan Marshall is running for Board of Director.  Please be sure to vote in the parent society elections too!




Cal-Pac Fall meeting and HSU Range/Soils 50th Anniversary, October 11th-14th




2018 Summit & California Rangeland Conservation Coalition Poster Session Invitation



Range Manager of the Year, 2018 - Dr. Susan E. Marshall

See Past Winners


Cal Pac Spring Meeting Summary, Meeting Information Packet and more




4th edition of the Soil Survey Manual is out!



Check the Opportunities page for New Job Postings!



RMAC Agenda and Meeting Announcement





SRM Conference Hiring Event


The U.S. Forest Service will host an on-site recruitment event in conjunction with the 2016 Society of Rangeland Management annual meeting in Corpus Christi, TX. Positions will be filled as either Recent Graduates or student Internship appointments utilizing the Pathways Program. Student positions require 640 hours of work experience with the agency be completed prior to graduation. Recent graduate positions required completion of all degree requirements. The event includes on-site interviews leading to tentative job offers. The job announcement will be posted on on January 27,
2016. Click here for more information on the Opportunities page.




Sacremento, CA Rangeland Ecology and Management NATR 306 (3 Units) Spring 2015




68th Annual SRM Meeting Technical Training & Tradeshow


Our Sacramento Annual Meeting web site is up and ready to view. A registration form, as well as other information, for the 68th Society for
Range Management Annual Meeting in Sacramento is now available here: Society for Rangeland Management 68th Annual Meeting












The Society for Range Management is a professional organization composed of individuals with a
common interest in the study, management, and rational use of rangelands and related ecosystems.
Cal-Pac Section of SRM represents California and Pacific Islands.

Cal-Pac promotes the art and science of sustainable rangeland management by
• Promoting sound and practical science to students, practicing managers and professionals by:

o Hosting the annual Range Camp for highschool students, where they discover the science and management of our natural resources from experienced professionals and university faculty, and are introduced
to the rangelands careers.
o Managing California Certified Rangeland Manager Program, qualifying professionals to apply scientific principles to rangeland management in the context of the Professional Foresters law.
o Providing Range Manager of the Year and Excellence in Range Management Awards

• Offering leadership opportunities, professional development and continuing education to
members by:


o providing and announcing other organizations' rangeland workshops and other
training opportunities for members

o Publishing newsletter, Needlegrass Notes
o Offering collegiality at meetings and workshops


• Providing Technical Assistance to rangeland owners, practitioners and the general public by
making presentations at educational and tour events.


water tankMEMBERSHIP ( in Cal-Pac and SRM is open to anyone engaged in or interested in any aspect of the study, management, or use of rangelands. Educators, rangeland managers and consultants, ranchers and farmers and others are eligible for membership.


"As a rancher, I am a Cal-Pac member because it applies and promotes rangeland science and because it manages the important CRM Program for the State of California."- Karen Sweet.


Range Science integrates many disciplines in order to understand and predict the outcomes of management and ecosystem disturbance in the context of land management goals.





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