About Us & Publications
The Texas Section Society for Range Management envisions healthy, sustainable rangelands. Healthy rangelands provide dynamic, sustainable habitats for a wide variety of plants and animals.
To provide leadership for the stewardship of rangelands based on sound ecological principles.
To foster advancement in the science and art of grazing land management, to promote progress in the conservation and greatest sustained use of forage and soil resources, to stimulate discussion and understanding of scientific and practical range and pasture problems, to provide a medium for the exchange of ideas and facts among Section members and with allied technologists, and to encourage professional improvement of its members.
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- Land Management Tips for Small Ranches in Texas (4.3MB pdf)
Owning your own rural property is the goal of many folks. Many folks purchase the property without thinking through all of the management that would go with rural land ownership. To aid rural small acreage landowners with information to consider in the development of their property’s management plan, conservation ethics, grazing management, and where to find assistance, the Texas Section put together this publication.
- Patch Burning (260KB pdf)
- Flexible Grazing (193KB pdf)
- Biological Control (508KB pdf)
The Legacy of Rangeland Stewardship
A production of the Texas Section of the Society of Range Management and Cornerstone Education Group, Inc., this 53-minute videotape covers the diversity of Texas range lands. Stewardship of the land is the primary topic, with consideration of operational goals, grazing management, wildlife habitat, aesthetics, and water quality. This production covers topics such as ecosystems, the effects of humans and livestock on the environment, water conservation, soil conservation, native grasses and plants, responsibilities to care for the environment.
Covering nine different ranches from across the state, this production explains the challenges land owners and operators face today and how their decisions affect the surrounding ecosystem.
This production offers many insights into ranch management and stewardship of the land. Each location details different circumstances, and each manager tells how they accomplish their operational goals while caring for the land. Viewers will learn the importance of management of range lands and the responsibilities of today’s ranchers.
“The Legacy of Rangeland Stewardship” is now available in VHS or DVD.
SRM01AGS – 53 minutes – $99.00
Contact Cornerstone Education Group for orders.
Office: (806) 798-7825
Fax: (806) 798-1290