California-Pacific Section of the
Society for Range Management
Providing science, leadership, and information for California-Pacific Rangeland Communities
Bishop in Fall
To see a map of the boundaries of the CalPac SRM section click here.
The California Pacific Section Society for Range Management fall meeting will be November 25-26, at the Point Reyes National Seashore. Please remember to vote in the SRM election. We are fortunate to have a Cal-PAC member running for vice- president. Vote for Stephanie! Click here to download the PDF registration form for CalPac Fall Meeting. The dates are Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26. You can register on-line or using the fillable PDF and sending to Edie.
Check the CalPac section calendar for this and other events coming up.
• Just published -- "Managing Rangelands to Benefit California Red-legged Frogs and California Tiger Salamanders" by L.D. Ford, P.A. Van Hoorn, D.R. Rao, N.J. Scott, P.C. Trenham, and J.W. Bartolome. Copyright 2013. Alameda County RCD.
More info on these events here
The Society for Range Management is a professional organization composed of individuals with a
common interest in the study, management, and rational use of rangelands and related ecosystems.
Cal-Pac Section of SRM represents California and Pacific Islands.
Cal-Pac promotes the art and science of sustainable rangeland management by
• Promoting sound and practical science to students, practicing managers and professionals by:
o Hosting the annual Range Camp for highschool students, where they discover the science and management of our natural resources from experienced professionals and university faculty, and are introduced
to the rangelands careers.
o Managing California Certified Rangeland Manager Program, qualifying professionals to apply scientific principles to rangeland management in the context of the Professional Foresters law.
o Providing Range Manager of the Year and Excellence in Range Management Awards
• Offering leadership opportunities, professional development and continuing education to
o providing and announcing other organizations' rangeland workshops and other
training opportunities for members
o Publishing newsletter, Needlegrass Notes
o Offering collegiality at meetings and workshops
• Providing Technical Assistance to rangeland owners, practitioners and the general public by
making presentations at educational and tour events.
MEMBERSHIP (http://www.rangelands.org/membership.shtml) in Cal-Pac and SRM is open to anyone engaged in or interested in any aspect of the study, management, or use of rangelands. Educators, rangeland managers and consultants, ranchers and farmers and others are eligible for membership.
"As a rancher, I am a Cal-Pac member because it applies and promotes rangeland science and because it manages the important CRM Program for the State of California."- Karen Sweet.
Range Science integrates many disciplines in order to understand and predict the outcomes of management and ecosystem disturbance in the context of land management goals.