Rangelands

Committee:

Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring (RAM)

The purpose of the Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring Committee is to coordinate the Society for Range Management’s (SRM) efforts to provide professional leadership related to the development and implementation of rangeland assessment and monitoring.

Leadership

Committee Chair: Dr. Bret Olson
Chair Email: bolson@montana.edu


Committee Chair Elect: Lamar Smith
Chair Elect Email: lamarsmithcrc@gmail.com


BoD Rep: John Walker
BoD Rep Email: jwalker@ag.tamu.edu

Overview and Introduction

The purpose of the Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring Committee is to coordinate the Society for Range Management’s (SRM) efforts to provide professional leadership related to the development and implementation of rangeland asssessment and monitoring by government agencies, other organizations, and private individuals and to assist the Board of Directors in implementing SRM rangeland assessment policies. SRM’s aim is to insure that such methods are objective, scientifically sound, and consistent with professional experience.

Publications

Business

2019 Committee Business
2019-2-10 Meeting Notes

2018 Committee Business
2018-1-28 Meeting Notes
2017 Committee Business
2016 Committee Business
2016 RAM Committee Report
2011 Committee Business
February 6, 2011 Agenda – pdf file (75 kb)
February 6, 2011 BOD Report – pdf file(89 kb)
February 6, 2011 Attendance Roster – pdf file (77 kb)
2010 Committee Business
February 7, 2010 Agenda – pdf file (74 kb)
February 7, 2010 Minutes – pdf file(100 kb)

 

2009 Committee Business
February 8, 2009 Minutes – pdf file (54 kb)

2006 Committee Business
2006 SRM Annual Meeting – RAM Committee Minutes – 6 page MS Word file (48K)
2006 SRM Annual Meeting – RAM Committee Report – 1 page MS Word file (25K)

2005 Committee Business
Committee Issues Statement Document – 6 page MS Word file (41K)
Draft Agenda for Sunday, February 6, 2005 meeting – MS Word file (23K)
A Key to Rangeland Monitoring Web Sites – MS Word file (72K)


Documents & Publications


Current Members

  • *Mike Pellant
  • *Bret Olson
  • Glen Owings

Term Expires End of 2022 Meeting

  • Judith Dyess
  • Jim Sprinkle
  • Amanda Gearhard

Agency Members (continuing as of AM19)

  • BLM – Sherm Karl
  • USFS – Mike Hanneman
  • NRCS – Ken Spaeth
  • ARS – Sarah Mc Cord
  • FS Research – Matt Reeves
  • USGS – Dave Pyke
  • USNPS – Jordan Spaak