Rangelands

Update on IYRP

International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists Initiative & Outreach By: Barbara Hutchinson, PhD IYRP Support Group Secretariat The Rangelands Partnership, University of Arizona This has been a busy year in the continuing effort to gain approval for an IYRP following the Mongolian Government’s first request for a designation at an open session of…

Read More

2019 Wyoming Section SRM Activity Highlights

By: Clay Wood, Wyoming SRM President Elect This summer held quite a few activities across the state and, beyond that, Wyoming SRM sponsored or had heavy involvement from Section membership.  One of these events was the Free-roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability Summit held in Reno, Nevada.  This Summit allowed for conversations to…

Read More

Remembering SRM Colleagues

By: E.T. Bartlett In 2018 Members of the Endowment Fund Development Committee (EFDC) wrote to Life Members to inform them of opportunities for legacy giving.  Each Committee member selected Life Members whom they knew.  I wrote to Mark Moseley of Texas.  Mark and I became friends through our membership in…

Read More

Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion within SRM

Guidelines for Professional Behavior and Recommendations for Meeting Organizers to Improve Diversity and Inclusion at Annual Meetings By: Directors Dr. David Toledo and Dr. María E. Fernández-Giménez SRM takes pride in its diverse membership which includes students, educators, researchers, agency staff, private industry and non-profit professionals, as well as producers and land stewards; all from a wide variety of backgrounds, disciplines…

Read More

Your Voice Echoes

By: Veronica Urbanczyk, YPC President [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignleft" width="235"] Your 2019 Voice On the Hill, YPC President, Veronica Urbanczyk[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6293" align="alignleft" width="225"] SRM-YPC President Veronica Urbanczyk during the “Washington, DC Fly-In”[/caption] Every year the Young Professionals Conclave (YPC) President has the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC sometime over the summer.  This year,…

Read More

Not Just a Meeting 

By: Kaelie Pena, YPC Vice President When folks would ask me how my time was in Boise, I often responded with something along the lines of “well, it wasn’t just a meeting.”  See, many of them were curious as to why I would travel so far for “just a meeting,” and…

Read More

The Least of Us 

By: Barry Perryman, SRM Director Greetings from the bridge of the Starship Looney Tunes!  Once again it is time for me to put pen to paper on the subject of SRM, and once again I am compelled to write about how valuable our members are to our common mission: providing leadership for…

Read More

A lot going on behind the scenes in SRM 

My First Months on the Board By: Pat Johnson, SRM Director It has been a steep learning curve in the 8 months since I joined the SRM Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.  I am gaining a much greater appreciation for the breadth and depth of the issues the Executive Committee and full Board deal with throughout the year.  They work…

Read More

DEADLINE EXTEND FOR IRG-IGC CONGRESS PAPERS/POSTER ABSTRACTS: 23rd DEC, 2019

The deadline to submit paper & poster abstracts for the Joint XXIV IGC – XI IRC Congresses, Sustainable Use of Grassland/Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods has been extended to  23rd December, 2019. Click Here for Information Joint XXIV IGC – XI IRC Congresses Sustainable Use of Grassland/Rangeland Resources for Improved…

Read More

SRM TESTIFIES AT NATIONAL WILD HORSE & BURRO ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

On Thursday, October 31st, DC Liaison Lia Biondo testified on behalf of the Society in front of the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board regarding the overpopulation of wild horses and burros on public lands. Currently, the wild horse population is nearly four times over the Appropriate Management Level.…

Read More