CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS ABSTRACTS AND SYMPOSIA PROPOSALS
Society for Range Management
This is the first announcement and call for papers, posters, and symposia for the meeting of the Society for Range Management, 11-17 February, 2006 in Vancouver British Columbia. The theme of the meeting is "Where rangelands meet the forests". Technical sessions and symposia will present timely information representing a diversity of disciplines and issues that apply to both the science and management of rangeland resources today and in the future. We welcome submission of symposia and papers that are applicable to rangeland resource issues both at the national and international levels.
To submit abstracts, go to http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/rama/index.html
ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEM INTERACTIONS
ECOSYSTEM HEALTH, MONITORING, AND METHODOLOGIES
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
ANIMAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
Abstracts submissions can be either oral or poster presentations. Poster presentations will be centrally located within the area where technical sessions are to be held. All paper and poster abstracts are to be submitted no later than 31 July 2005 via the SRM web page (www.rangelands.org) for abstracts at http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/rama/index.html.
Proposals for symposia must include a one-paragraph justification and a list of speakers and topics. Proposals for half-day or full-day symposia during the 8:00-11:30 am and 1:30-5:00 pm session periods that address rangelands-related topics are welcome. Symposium organizers are encouraged to produce a publication such as an edited volume (printed or CD), a special journal issue, or at a minimum a summary paper. Symposium proposals must be submitted to symposia organizer Joe Wagner (email@example.com) by 30 June 2005. Once a proposal has been accepted, speakers must submit their abstracts no later than 31 August 2005 via the SRM web page (www.rangelands.org) at http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/rama/index.html.
Proposals for workshops are also welcome for the regular technical part of the conference (February 13-17), and a smaller number may be accepted for the pre-conference weekend (February 11 and 12). Proposals for workshops must be simultaneously submitted to Bill Krueger by 30 June 2005.
Specific programs for federal agencies, the general public, producers, and sessions for open discussion of controversial environmental topics are also invited. Please submit requests for special meetings to Bill Krueger by 30 June 2005.