The deadline to submit Awards Nominations for the 2018 Annual Meeting is fast-approaching!
Deadline for nominations: April 30, 2017: The Awards Committee will be accepting nominations until April 30, 2017 for Honor Awards to be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Sparks, Nevada.
The FREDERIC G. RENNER AWARD is the most prestigious award bestowed by the Society for Range Management. The primary criterion for selection of a recipient for this award is sustained outstanding accomplishment(s) in, or continuing contribution(s) to, any aspect of range science and range management by an active and contributing member of the Society. One award can be given annually.
W. R. CHAPLINE LAND STEWARDSHIP AWARD gives special recognition to members of the Society for exceptional accomplishments and contributions in the application of the art and science of range management to specific rangeland entities such as wildlife and domestic livestock use on such lands. One award can be given annually.
W. R. CHAPLINE RESEARCH AWARD gives special recognition to members of the Society for exceptional and sustained research accomplishments in range science and associated disciplines. One award can be given annually.
SUSTAINED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented by the Society to members for long-term contributions to the art and science of range management and to the Society for Range Management. More than one award can be given annually.
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented by the Society for outstanding achievement for eminently note-worthy contributions to the range profession to members and other qualified individuals and groups working with rangelands. This award is given in Stewardship and Academic streams. Several awards can be given annually.
OUTSTANDING YOUNG RANGE PROFESSIONAL AWARD is presented by the Society to an individual member who has demonstrated extraordinary potential and promise as a range management professional. This award is presented as an encouragement for outstanding performance by young men and women entering the profession of range management. The nominee shall not have reached his or her 40th birthday by January 1st of the year the award is to be conferred. More than 1 award can be given annually.
The title of FELLOW is conferred upon members of the Society in recognition of exceptional service to the Society and its programs in advancing the science and art of range-related resource management. This high honor is granted in the belief that special recognition should be given for exceptional and dedicated service to the Society.
The YPC OUTSTANDING APPRENTICE MEMBER AWARD is presented by the Society to an individual member who has shown outstanding dedication to the Society within the first five (5) years of their career. This award is meant as an encouragement for young professionals that make the difficult transition from SRM student member, to fully-engaged professional members of the society.
For full description of the award categories and detailed information and instructions on the award nomination process, see the current version of the Awards Committee Handbook. Please be sure to use the NOMINATION FORM and FORMAT from the CURRENT version of the Awards Committee Handbook. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS can be found on page 21 and the form/format begin on page 22.
- Electronic submissions can be made directly to Vicky Trujillo (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Hardcopy submissions can be made to:
Society for Range Management
6901 S. Pierce St. Ste 225
Littleton, CO 80128
- Hard copies of the instructions and format for nominations are available from
If you have specific questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the Awards Committee Chair, Miranda Meehan at email@example.com. You may request the instructions for nominating and/or the nominations form from either Vicky or Mirandaif unable to access from this page.
Thank you for taking the time and effort to nominate deserving individuals and groups for an SRM Honor Award!
- Compile a list of nominees for SRM Honor Awards annually and update a documentation file on nominees whose achievements in the science and art of range-related resource management qualify them for an award or citation by the Society.
- Compile and maintain a list of awards and citations offered by foundations, corporations, and other award-granting organizations outside the Society and their criteria for qualifications.
- Annually review the SRM Honor Awards program and make suggestions for improving the program to the Board of Directors.
BoD Representative: Karen Hickman
2017 Chair: Miranda Meehan
(Rotates off after 2018 Annual Meeting)
Representing Sections: IM, NGP
Chair-Elect: John Buckhouse
(becomes Chair at 2018 Annual Meeting, then rotates off after 2019 Annual Meeting)
Representing Sections: PNW
Rotate off after 2018 Annual Meeting
Representing Sections: FL
Representing Sections: CalPac, NV
Rotate off after 2019 Annual Meeting
Kirk Davies, PNW
Representing Sections: PNW
Representing Sections: CalPac
Representing Sections: TX