Rangelands

18th Annual Rangelands Partnership Meeting Held Virtually March 30-31

A success beyond the planning committee’s wildest dreams, the 18th Annual Rangelands Partnership (RP) meeting was held via Zoom for two full days on March 30th and 31st. More than 40 participants representing range scientists, ag/science librarians, and IT specialists from the 19 western land-grant university member collaboration were actively…

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The Inaugural Range Practicum: A Hands-on Land & Livestock Training

The inaugural Range Practicum brought lifelong learners from around the West to develop hands-on land and livestock skills at the National Western Complex in Denver on February 20. Ranchers, range managers, scientists, conservationists, and students tried their hand at low-stress livestock handling, horse and mule packing, prescribed burning, soil texturing,…

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2020 Excellence in Range Management Awarded to Treadwell Cattle Company, Christoval, TX

For five generations the Treadwell Cattle Company has managed rangelands within the Edwards Plateau region of Texas supporting the five principles of habitat management first defined by Aldo Leopold as the “ax, cow, plow, fire and gun.” John and Brian Treadwell, the 4th and 5th generation managers from this Hill…

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Transforming Conflict to Conversations at the 2020 SRM Annual Meeting Yellowstone Symposium

A Special Issue of Rangelands titled “An Ecological Assessment of the Northern Yellowstone Range”, published in December of 2018 (Volume 40, Issue 6) and guest edited by Dr. Jeff Mosley, served to highlight a debate regarding issues related to range management in the Northern Yellowstone Range; in particular, the management of…

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Moving Forward During the New “Normal”: Socially Distant, But Still Working Together

It’s hard to believe it’s been only two months since so many of us were together at the 2020 SRM Annual Meeting in Denver. It was a great meeting; kudos to the Colorado and Wyoming Sections for their hard work and leadership! They implemented several new strategies in the meeting…

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A Message from the President

I'm sure you all have heard this over and over, but we are in unprecedented times… globally. I think we have all lived through challenges and difficulties throughout our lives, but never have we dealt with such a global pandemic of this magnitude. I hope and pray this finds you…

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