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Montana Range Forum

When May 09, 2018 07:30 AM to
May 10, 2018 02:00 PM
Where Big Horn Resort & Convention Center, Billings MT
Contact Name
Contact Phone (406) 444-6619
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Wednesday, May 9th

7:30 Registration

8:00 Welcome Introductions and Setting the Stage –

John Hollenback- Rangelands Resource Committee Chair

8:30 Brucellosis Dr. Erik Liska

9:00 Elk and Ranching Discussion, panel and suggested outcomes

10:15 Break

10:30 Fire and Drought and rangeland- Dr. Lance Vermeire- Fort Keogh

11:10 Public Lands Council- Jay Bodner

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30 Montana Rangeland Partnership

Afternoon facilitated discussion on Montana Rangelands Partnership-

Jen Boyer will facilitate discussion to include brief presentations of stakeholder’s programs, challenges, and policy followed by open dialogue as to common ground and ideas for moving forward for the betterment of Montana rangelands.

3:15 Break

3:30 Continue

5:00 No host cash bar social hour and hors d'oeuvre at Big Horn Resort

6:30 Dinner on your own

Thursday, May 10th

8:30 Welcome address-recap

9:00 Guest Speaker-Bob Budd- Wyoming Wildlife & Natural Resource Trust

10:00 break

10:15 Montana Sage Grouse Stewardship Program

10:55 Rangelands Research in Montana- Fort Keogh, MSU, U of M

11:40 Montana Department of Ag mediation program-Jim Auer

12:00 lunch

1:00 Rangelands Internship Pilot Project

1:30 Leopold Conservation Award-Wyoming

2:00 Wrap up and final plan moving forward expected follow-up, and next event input