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Society for Range Management

The Society for Range Management is an international organization that includes people who manage, conserve and enjoy the vast landscapes known as rangelands. We are a vibrant community that learn from each other and share our common appreciation for rangelands.

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SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT

The International Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members study, conserve, manage and sustain the varied resources of the rangelands which include prairie, shublands, woodlands, and savannahs which cover nearly half the land on earth.

SRM’s members are land managers, scientists, educators, students, ranchers and conservationists–a diverse membership guided by a professional code of ethics and unified by a strong land ethic.

MISSION

Providing leadership for the Stewardship of Rangelands based on sound ecological principles.

VISION

A well-trained and highly motivated group of professionals and rangeland users working with productive, sustainable rangeland ecosystems.

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When in Drought… Real Talk with Ranchers

Just over 60 percent of the U.S. was in some degree of drought as of May 24, 2022,according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. What’s worse is that over half of the country reacheddrought status back in the summer of 2020 and has remained there since. Given such, drought hasbeen cussed and discussed in depth for...

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SRM and 50 other organizations send letter to House and Senate appropriators urging adequate funding for USDA Agricultural Research Service activities.

SRM and 50 other organizations send letter to House and Senate appropriators urging adequate funding for USDA Agricultural Research Service activities. FY23 ARS Support Letter

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The "new normal" is a term we are hearing everywhere these days, but what does it look like on the western range?"The Sagebrush Sea, a vast landscape of broad valleys, stark mountains, and endless plains with a hazy blue green canopy of sagebrush out to the horizon, is evaporating. In the Northern Great Basin of Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and Utah, this change is driven by introduced invasive annual grasses and the catastrophic wildfires they induce. Ecologically, socially, and climactically, the start to this new normal is behind us," Matt Cahill wrote in his piece in the recent special issue of Rangelands.www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0190052822000049 ... See MoreSee Less
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Each one of our Good Grazing Makes Cent$ newsletter has the great videos and blogs you may have seen before, but also a few special sections like our Fast Five. In our recent Water Inventory Edition, we shared 5 considerations for stock water development:1. Does the range need more or less grazing?2. Will the increase in production justify project costs?3. How will the new development fit into future management plans?4. Is the location easily accessible?5. What kind of development is best in the scenario?Become a GGMC member to have information like this, and much more, delivered to your inbox each month.goodgrazing.org/product/membership/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Annual Meeting

2023 SRM Annual Meeting

SRM is heading to Boise, Idaho February 12-16, 2023 for our annual conference. Website and additional details to follow.

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Testimonials

The Society for Range Management brings people, cultures, and different perspectives together from around the world to work toward one goal: rangeland stewardship. It’s dynamic, and I want to be a part of it.
Diana Doan-Crider Texas
The diversity of voices in SRM, scientists, consultants, land stewards, agency professionals, is unique and it keeps me current, engaged and always motivated to learn more.”
Jenny Pluhar Texas
I spent too many years in the beef industry thinking that I didn’t have time to commit to SRM. It’s only now that I realize the time and money that I wasted by not being a part of this organization sooner.
Dave Voth Nevada