Rangelands

Rangeland Ecology & Management (REM) Highlight

By Roger Sheley and Allison Grove Editor in Chief and REM Assistant Editor, REM Hypothetically Speaking Research manuscripts have a standard format for presenting data that most writers follow. It is surprising, however, that many authors do not include a clearly written hypothesis.  A hypothesis is the foundation of a research…

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Robert L. “Bob” Ross, Range Hero

July 11, 1921 - August 18, 2019 By Meg Smith, SRM Member Was there ever another like Bob Ross? The consummate rangeman who, on a road trip to Alberta at age 90, had a commentary on nearly every ranch and farm we drove past.  The soils, the plants, the landscape, the…

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Charles (Chuck) Nash Saulisberry

September 14, 1928 - August 20, 2019 Submitted by NV SRM Members Jim Linebaugh, Rex Cleary & John McLain Charles (Chuck) Nash Saulisberry, 90, died August 20, 2019 at the Carson Tahoe Care Center from Parkinson’s disease.  He was born in Evanston, IL to Lynn and Helen Nash Saulisberry.  Chuck…

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2019 USFS IP Seminar on Livestock Grazing

Management sponsors 18 new International Members to SRM The US Forest Service International Program (IP) Seminar on Livestock Grazing Management, now in its 6th year, took place earlier this year.  19 participants traveled from across the globe to attend this 2-week traveling seminar.  To learn about the various aspects of rangeland…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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