Read the first column from the new President of the Society, Pieter Conradie
Range Management Newsletter 23/2
Excitement is building for the upcoming ARS Biennial Conference to be held in Broome in less than two months. Find out more about the Conference program and the all important field trips!
Are you attending the Broome Conference and looking for a great opportunity for professional development? Volunteer now to be a guest editor for Conference Special Issue of The Rangeland Journal!
In late December 2022, we said a sad goodbye to Paul Erkelenz, a long-standing member and Councillor of the ARS and lifelong rangeland practitioner and scientist, and devoted husband to Nicole, father to Tom and Hannah and grandfather to their children
A zest for an adventure in the mulga woodlands and shrublands of the Southern Rangelands in WA led to John Morrissey and Don Burnside to head off for a few days of camping, rangeland observations and reflection.
Bob Shepherd discusses previous and current work examining if water-ponding may be a useful technique for establishing vegetation on scalded land in Queensland and NSW.
The AGM of the Society was held in May. Click here to access the Annual Report and find out who is new on Council.
Find out more about the five new members on the ARS Council this year
What is happening for the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists? Read the latest update from the IYRP Coalition.
A good friend of the ARS, Dr Joel Brown recently retired from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) after 45 years. Read more about his influential career in this great article by Brandon Bestelmeyer.
New pasture condition guides have been recently added to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) website. Find out how land managers can use these guides to assess pasture condition of the most important pasture types in the WA southern rangelands.
What is the Pastoral Remote Sensing (PRS) tool? Find out more about this free resource available to Western Australian pastoralists to help inform decisions and develop strategies on stock and land management through seasonal variability.
As 2023 is likely to be a bumper year for pasture growth in the Kimberley region, the risk of wildfires is also likely to be high as the country dries out. Read more to find out how Northern Australia Fire Information (NAFI) reports have been used to determine trends in late dry season wildfires for the Kimberley.
Check here for the latest papers to be published in The Rangeland Journal
Finding it tough to keep up to date with news and information about what is happening in the rangelands? Here are some interesting articles you may have missed in recent months.
Don Burnside provides a membership snapshot of current membership.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to this issue of the RMN. Contributions for the next issue are due the last week in October.
The views expressed in this newsletter are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the ARS.