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Range Management Newsletter 16/2

FROM THE EDITOR

Welcome to the mid-year edition of the Range Management Newsletter


FROM THE PRESIDENT

In his latest President's column, David Phelps focusses on the Society's presence at the recent International Rangeland Congress.


VALE STEVE BLAKE

The Australian Rangeland Society and the rangeland community have been diminished by the passing of Dr Steve Blake on 3 August 2016.


NEXT ROUND OF ARS AWARDS CLOSES 30 NOVEMBER

Need funding for rangeland related study or travel?  Applications for the next round of the ARS Travel Awards and Scholarships close on the 30 November.  Check out the guidelines to see if you qualify.  


IRC TRAVEL GRANT REPORT

Sarah McDonald received an ARS Travel Grant to attend the 2016 International Rangeland Congress.  Read her report on the conference, and her other travels while in the US and Canada.


IRC PRE-CONGRESS TOUR - THE RANGELANDS ON THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES

Don Burnside and Bob Shepherd took part in the 7 day pre-Congress tour across the south western Canadian Prairies and learnt a lot about the ranches, research sites, First Nations’ heritage areas, and national parks in the area.  


HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN RANGELAND SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Australian Rangeland Society held its Annual General Meeting via teleconference on Wednesday 25th May, 2016.


NEW CARBON MAGAZINE SHOWCASES NRM COLLABORATION

A new publication has just been released which showcases the results from a four-year long, WA-wide carbon awareness project. 


2017 ARS BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

The next Australian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference will be held in Port Augusta, South Australia from 24th - 28th September 2017.


2017 SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT ANNUAL MEETING

The next SRM annual meeting is coming up in early 2017.  See here for further details.


2016 ARS MEMBERSHIP RATES

Memberships were due on 31st March!   Please renew your membership via our website to regain your rights and privileges as a member of the Society.


AUSTRALIAN RANGELAND SOCIETY CONTACTS 2016

Need to contact the ARS?  Find everyone's contact details here.