International Mountain Section
Society for Range Management
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2012 FALL MEETING AGENDA
2012 FALL MEETING AGENDA

International Mountain Section – Society for Range Management
Fall Meeting
Friday, November 16, 2012
Holiday Inn Great Falls, Great Fall, MT

    November 15, 2012

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.       Executive Committee Meeting

     November 16, 2012

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.       Registration                                                   

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.       IMS Business Meeting

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.     Break

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. “The Application of State and Transition Models in
                                   Forested Rangelands”

                                   Dr. Craig Carr; Montana State University

10:45 – 11:30 a.m. “MNHP: Current Projects and Web-based Resources”
                                    Scott Mincemoyer; Montana Natural Heritage Program

11:30 – 1:00 p.m.   Lunch on Your Own

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.     “Indigenous Use of Rangeland Ecosystems and
                                   Landforms”

                                   Tim Ryan; EthnoTech, LLC

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.     “Ecological Site Classification: Methods, Current
                                   Projects, and How to Get Involved”

                                   Kirt Walstad, NRCS – Bozeman

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.      Break

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.      “Improvement in Ecological Status with Grazing
                                   Management & Range Chiseling

                                   Matt Ricketts; NRCS – Bozeman

3:30 – 4:00  p.m.     “Techniques to Improve the Quality of Cheatgrass-
                                   Dominated Range and Crested Wheatgrass Pastures”

                                   Matt Ricketts; NRCS – Bozeman

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.      Presentations by HSYF Candidates (Invited)
                                   Austyn Crum; Helena, MT
                                   Westhenry Ioerger; White Sulphur Springs, MT
                                   Jalen Hulit; Coutts, AB

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.      No Host Social Hour

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.      Banquet

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.      Awards Ceremony

 

Banquet: $ 27.00/person

Buffet service includes: Sliced Roast Beef with Aus Jus or Chicken Cordon Blue, Tossed Green Salad with Dressings, New Potatoes w/ Parsley Butter, Chef’s Choice Seasonal Vegetable, Rolls and Butter, Pasta Salad, Water, Iced Tea, and Coffee

Children under 12 may order either a hamburger w/ fries or chicken strips w/ macaroni & cheese for $7.00.

Please contact Brian Thrift at bthrift@blm.gov or 406-683-8000 if you have allergies or other dietary restrictions.

 

"Lodging and Dining Establishments"

For those needing them, 5 CEUs will be awarded for attending the day’s presentations.