Events

 

Feb 20 - 22, 2018 - Alberta Soil Science Workshop: Harnessing Big Data to Advance Soil Science - Edmonton, AB

MSc student, Sara Barszczewski, will present some of her research results and give a presentation entitled, "The effects of clipping and compaction on microbial enzyme activity, vegetation, soil thermal properties and soil health in Alberta's rangelands". Sara's talk will take place on Feb 22 at the Land Use and Rangeland Technical session.

For more information and to register: Alberta Soil Science Workshop.

 

July 27 - 29, 2018 - Society for Range Management - International Mountain Section & Rangeland Research Institute: Feral Horses in Alberta - Sundre, Alberta

This summer tour is still in the planning stages. We have the dates and booked a venue near Sundre, Alberta but speakers and the agenda are still being firmed up. Stay tuned for more information!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events - 2018

January 28 to Feb 2, 2018 - Society for Range Management Annual Meeting: Empowerment through Applied Science - Sparks, Nevada

MSc student, Kristine Dahl, presented some of her preliminary research entitled, "Different Perspectives on Grazing Management and Range Health Outcomes by Beef Producers in Alberta, Canada".

U of A Range Team comprised of 13 undergraduate students continued the long-standing tradition of competing with other North American University teams as they write the Undergraduate Range Management Exam (URME) and Plant Identification Exam. Ryan James won 1st place in the plant identification exam; the University of Alberta Range Team placed 2nd when the top 3 students from the teams scores were combined. Presley Peacock won 3rd and Sally Thomas won 4th for the Combined awards (plant ID and undergraduate exam scores are combined). Well done U of A Range Team!

For more information: Society for Range Management 2018 Annual Meeting.