Rangelands

Are You Rangelands?

Charles R Hart, PhD, SRM Second Vice President  Fall is in the air in Texas and winter is right around the corner for many of our U.S. members.  It’s been a busy summer field season that keeps us all active outdoors.  Sometimes it’s hard to even find a day to be in the…

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Are you on Target? 

SRM Directors Jeff Goodwin and Karen Hickman  As summer comes to a close and we are the doorsteps of fall, many of us have spent the last several months enjoying rangelands across the country in a busy field season.  As rangeland professionals who understand the importance and dynamics of ecological processes across…

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2018 Arizona Section SRM Summer Meeting Highlights 

Andrew Briscke, AZSRM President Elect  This summer’s Annual Meeting, “Cooperation, Collaboration, and Coalitions” was just that, a productive example of working together. On behalf of the Arizona Section SRM Board and its members I would first like to thank Diablo Trust, Bar T Bar Ranch, Flying M Ranch, guest speakers, USFS, UA and ASU range clubs, Bopper and Robin Cannon, and the AZSRM…

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Rangelands Highlights

Army Cutworm Outbreak Produced Cheatgrass Die-offs and Defoliated Shrubs in Southwest Idaho in 2014  For this edition of Rangeland News, I would like to highlight a recent Rangelands article by Cindy Salo (Volume 40, Issue 4, August 2018, Pages 99-105) on the relationship between army cutworms and cheatgrass die-off and shrub defoliation in southwestern Idaho…

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REM Highlights

Peer Reviews: the life-blood of the scientific process A look at REM Peer Review Guidelines  Our goal at Rangeland Ecology and Management (REM) is to help authors make their manuscript the best scientific contribution possible.  Peer reviews are the life-blood of the scientific process.  The Editorial Board sincerely appreciates everyone for helping with the review process.  Here are a few questions you…

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2019 USFS IP Seminar on Livestock Grazing Management sponsors 19 new International Members to SRM

The USFS International Program (IP) Seminar on Grazing Management, now in its 5th year, took place earlier this year.  This is a 2 week traveling seminar during which they visit several ranches, teach a range school at dude ranch in Nevada, spend a day with the Sho-Ban tribe at Ft.…

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