Summer Meeting and Campout - Managing Forest Rangelands

Wed, August 14 2019, 10:30 AM - Fri, August 16 2019, 12:00 PM [UMST]

Owens Creekside Campground, Show Low, Arizona, 85901, United States

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Wednesday Rangeland Precipitation Workshop Partial Approval - Free

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Full Registration Partial Approval - $80.00

Includes: Registration, Thursday breakfast, lunch and chuck wagon dinner, Friday breakfast

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Full Registration - Producer Discount Partial Approval - $45.00

Registration for Ranchers and/or Farmers. Includes: Thursday breakfast, lunch and chuck wagon dinner, Friday breakfast

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Full Registration - Student Partial Approval - $40.00

Includes: Registration, Thursday breakfast, lunch and chuck wagon dinner, Friday breakfast

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Thursday Only Registration Partial Approval - $60.00

Includes: Thursday breakfast, lunch and dinner only

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Friday Only Registration Partial Approval - $30.00

Includes: Breakfast Friday

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Extra Chuck Wagon Dinner Partial Approval - $25.00

Additional Thursday night dinner for spouses, family, or friends not particpating in the full meeting.

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NRCWAY BBQ Partial Approval - $10.00

Wednesday night dinner to benefit Natural Resource Conservation Workshop for Arizona Youth

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NRCWAY BBQ RSVP Partial Approval - Free

If you are agency personnel and only use your government credit card to pay for registration but plan to attend the NRCWAY BBQ Wednesday night, please RSVP so we will have an accurate headcount for purchasing food.

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Event Information

Wed, August 14 2019, 10:30 AM - Fri, August 16 2019, 12:00 PM [UMST]

About the Event

Camping is included with Full Registration at Owen's Creekside Campground: 

In Show Low, turn from AZ 260 on to N. 9th Pl (Farmers Insurance is at the corner of 9th Pl).  Continue straight on 9th Pl., until the road turns into Owen's Creekside Campground entrance. Proceed to campground.

 

 

Lodging is available nearby if desired.  There will be a group rate at the Best Western Painted Pony Lodge under "AZ SRM"

Best Western Painted Pony Lodge (928)537-5773. Other hotels include: Hampton Inn & Suites (928)532-4444, Days Inn by Wyndham (928)537-4356, Holiday Inn Express (928) 537-5115

 

Wednesday August 14, 2019 

Optional Rangeland Precipitation Monitoring Workshop presented by UA Cooperative Extension

Location: Arizona Game & Fish Department Office 2878 E. White Mountain Blvd. Pinetop, AZ 85935

 

This workshop has no cost, but please pre-register so we know how many people to expect.

10:00 Registration 

10:30 Water Catchment Monitoring 

11:15 Precipitation Monitoring

12:00 Lunch (provided)

12:30 Precipitation Monitoring Continued - Best Management Practices, Rain Gauge Construction, MyRAINgeLog

4:00 Adjourn 

 

AZ Section SRM 

Location: Owen's Creekside Campground Show Low, AZ

4:00 Arrival/Set-up Camp

5:00 NRCWAY Fundraiser BBQ $10.00 a plate

6:00 Welcome & General Memebership Meeting 

 

Thursday August 15, 2019

Driving tour with designated stops for speakers and activities.  Carpooling and providing your own field seating is encouraged. 

7:00 Breakfast (provided by SRM Student Chapter) 

7:45 Travel to Heber 

9:00 East Buckskin Tank:  Feral Horse Management & Perspectives on Public and Tribal Lands 

Introduction; Black Mesa Ranger District, USFS

Feral Horse Management Perspectives; Dr. Tolani Francisco, DVM, MPH, USDA-USFS

White Mountain Apache Tribe History & Present-day Perspectives; Sisto Hernandez, Range Specialist, WMAT

10:45 Travel to Stop 2

11:45 Gentry Lookout: Research on ASNF

Ongoing Horse Research; Andrew Antaya, Research Associate, University of Arizona

12:45 Travel to Stop 3

1:00  Lunch (Provided), Black Canyon Lake:  Wildlife Management in Forested Rangelands

Big Game Management; Rick Langley, Game Specialist, AZGFD

Wildlife-friendly Range Improvements; James (JD) Eddy, Landowner Relations Specialist/Biologist, AZGFD

2:30   Travel to Stop 4

3:30   377 Fire (2018):  Implications of Wildlfire on Rangeland/Ranching Management

Rangeland Considerations of USFS after Wildfire; Andy Habgood, Range Management Specialist, USFS

          Producer Coniderations & Perspectives after Wildfire; USFS Grazing Permittee 

4:30   Depart for Camp 

6:00   Chuckwagon Dinner - Bopper Cannon 

Friday August 16, 2019 

Driving tour with designated stops for speakers and activities.  Carpooling and providing your own field seating is encouraged. 

7:00  Breakfast (provided by SRM Student Chapter) 

8:00  Local Ranching Heritage in the White Mountains, Jack Carlisle, Livestock Producer

8:45  Travel to Stop 1

9:00  USFS Juniper Removal & Biomass Recovery

Project Details & Implications of Proposed NEPA Revisions on Grazing Permits, Andy Habgood, Range Management Specialist, USFS

         4 Forest Restoration Initiative Update, TBD 

10:15 Travel to Stop 2

10:45 Forest Engery Corporation Tour

12:00 Travel to Stop 3

12:15 Small Business Tour: Southwest Antlers, Show Low, AZ

1:00   Return to Camp (Adjourn)

          Optional Membership Roundtable:  Feral Horses in Arizona 

 

About the Organizer

For more information contact: Erin Thomas Office: 928-524-2652 x113 Mobile: 928-589-7601 For mail-in registration send checks to: Make checks payable to Arizona Section, Society for Range Management Send to: Ashley Hall University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 5515 S. Apache Ave Suite 600 Globe, Arizona 85501

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