Australian Rangeland Society


Redevelopment of the ARS website

The ARS website has recently been redeveloped. There are implications for members, who need to update their passwords to the Members Area. Publication of the Range Management Newsletter and activation of the subscriptions systems have been delayed but will be addressed shortly.


CSIRO Publishing-The Rangeland Journal Prizes

At the biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, CSIRO Publishing and The Rangeland Journal jointly sponsor prizes for the Best Poster and the Best Oral Presentation for work relevant to the interests and scope of the journal. Posters and oral papers presented at the 2019 Conference were assessed by the society’s publishing committee, comprising the Editor-in-Chief of the journal and their nominees. Winners were announced at the close of the conference


International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists Initiative

The UN General Assembly announced the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030. Several global organizations are collaborating to create an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists to highlight the importance of combating rangeland desertification, land degradation, and drought and promoting sustainable pastoralism.


Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC Congress 2020

The Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC Congress 2020, themed Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods, will be held in Nairobi Kenya on October 24 to 30, 2020 .