Spokane 2012 Annual SRM Meeting
Students - High School Youth Forum (HSYF)

High School Youth Forum (HSYF) Activities

  • HSYF Orientation and Social, Sunday: Get acquainted with other HSYF students. Donít miss this kickoff.
  • HSYF Field Tour, Monday: Tour the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, and learn about wildlife, weeds, Missoula Floods, mima mounds, and much more.
  • HSYF Professional Interaction Dinner, Monday evening: Meet and visit with natural resource professionals in a relaxed dining atmosphere. This is a unique opportunity to learn about careers and begin to develop professional networks.
  • HSYF Paper Presentations, Tuesday: Each HSYF participant will give a 6-8 minute presentation on a rangeland or grassland topic of their choice. Presentations will be judged; the winner will be invited to attend the 2013 SRM Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City, OK, and present their topic to the entire Society at the Awards Ceremony. All SRM members and guests are invited to attend these presentations.
  • Student Conclave Luncheon, Tuesday: The HSYF group will attend the luncheon and meet and mix with college and university undergraduate and graduate students. Members of the SRM Board of Directors usually attend the luncheon, giving HSYF delegates a chance to network with them as well.
  • HSYF Business Meeting, Wednesday: Students plan next yearís HSYF activities and elect the 2012/2013 HSYF officers.
  • HSYF Workshop, Wednesday: The HSYF Subcommittee selects presenters for this workshop to help students develop skills to enhance their future as a rangeland professional.

High School Youth Forum Schedule

Sunday, January 29
High School Youth Forum Room
HSYF Orientation & Social
(through Wednesday)
Red Lion Hotel
Monday, January 30
HSYF Ecological Tour
8:00 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
HSYF Professional Interaction Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Red Lion Hotel
Tuesday, January 31
HSYF Paper Presentations
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Convention Center
Student Luncheon
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Convention Center
Wednesday, February 1
HSYF Workshop
8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Red Lion Hotel
HSYF Business Meeting
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Red Lion Hotel