Green Technology and Equipment for Rangeland Applications 

Workshop Hosted by the Rangeland Technology and Equipment Council (RTEC)

Society For Range Management
63rd Annual Meeting
(Denver, CO)

Sheraton Denver Hotel

2010 RTEC meeting in Denver, CO

Sunday, February 7, 2010
 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Mike Pellant and Nancy Shaw, Organizers


The Rangeland Technology and Equipment Council (RTEC) will hold its annual workshop on
February 7 (Sunday afternoon) in conjunction with the 2010 SRM/WSSA annual meeting in Denver. RTEC is open to all 2010 meeting participants interested in promoting the wise use and improvement of rangelands through the supporting functions of equipment development and application of innovative technology. This year's workshop is focused on new technologies and equipment that help land managers conserve energy or adapt to and/or mitigate the impacts of climate change.


1:00  RTEC Introduction and Workshop Objectives  [presentation]
         Mike Pellant, USDI Bureau of Land Management,
Boise, ID

1:15  Carbon and Rangelands [presentation]
         Joel Brown, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Las Cruces, NM


1:45  Utilizing Remote Sensing for Stock Water Monitoring [presentation]
         Tim Deboodt, Oregon State University, Crook County Extension Service, Prineville, OR

2:15  Biochar and Biofuels: Opportunities and Challenges for Range and Pasturelands [presentation]
         Morgan Williams, Executive Director, Flux Farm, Carbondale, CO


2:45  BREAK

3:15  Home and Farm Solar Photovoltaics [abstract & presentation]
         Kurt Jones, Colorado State University Extension, Salida, CO

3:45  Ecosystem Restoration and Renewable Energy Production from Juniper [presentation]
         Tim Burke, Alturas Field Office Manager, USDI Bureau of Land Management, Alturas, CA


4:15   RTEC I Business Meeting
4:30   Adjourn (Super Bowl)

For more information regarding RTEC or this workshop, contact:

              Mike Pellant or Nancy Shaw




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