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Range Management Newsletter 16/3

FROM THE EDITOR

Welcome to the final Range Management Newsletter for 2016.   I hope you are enjoy reading the articles in this issue including Kate Forrest and John Gavin's report from the International Rangeland Congress and an update from the organising committee of the 2017 ARS Biennial Conference.


FROM THE PRESIDENT

In his last update for 2016, David highlights some of the current and upcoming events involving the Australian Rangeland Society.


COUNCIL SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR NEW FELLOWS OF THE SOCIETY

Do you know of anyone who has given distinguished service to either the Australian Rangeland Society or to the rangelands in general?  If you do, how about nominating them for the position of Fellow of the Australian Rangeland Society.

 


19TH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE AUSTRALIAN RANGELAND SOCIETY

Transition to Transformation is the theme of the next Australian Rangeland Society Conference to be held in Port Augusta from 25 - 29 September 2017.  


19TH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Call for Abstracts for the 19th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangelands Society has now opened and must be received via the online abstract submission portal by 17th March 2017.  Details are now available regarding the conference sub-themes - check further to see where your paper may be included!


REMINDER - ARS AWARDS CLOSE 30 NOVEMBER

You will need to hurry if you are intending to apply for an ARS Travel Awards or Scholarships in this year's round.


ARS TRAVEL GRANT REPORT - INTERNATIONAL RANGELAND CONGRESS, SASKATOON CANADA

Kate Forrest and John Gavin discuss and reflect on the papers presented at the 10th International Rangeland Congress held in Saskatoon, Canada in June 2016.


INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF RANGELANDS AND PASTORALISTS - SUPPORT FOR UNITED NATIONS RESOLUTION

The Australian Rangeland Society is joining more than 50 other countries calling for United Nations support of an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists.  We call on Government at all levels in Australia to acknowledge the value of pastoralists throughout the world.


MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2017

ARS membership renewals for 2017 are now due.  Read how being a member could benefit you and check out the new categories for membership.


ISSUES OF THE RANGELAND JOURNAL AVAILABLE

Interested in obtaining a very near complete set of The Rangeland Journal?  Don Burnside is kindly offering his collection to one lucky person!


ARE YOU ATTENDING THE 2017 SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT ANNUAL MEETING?

The next SRM annual meeting to be held in St George, Utah is coming up in early 2017.   


AUSTRALIAN RANGELAND SOCIETY CONTACTS 2016

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