For those of you participating in SRM'a accreditation program, you will be able to receive credit for your participation in the summer tour. We are still, making arrangements with the Society on final continuing education credits but estimates are for two to three credits.
1:00 p.m. - Meet at the Roosevelt NRCS office, 240 West Highway 40.
Stops on our way to Vernal include an elk ranching operation, a wild horse management area, and a black footed ferret reintroduction site.
6:30 p.m. - Dinner is being catered by George Cook and the northern chapter volunteers at the Naples Park, 1701 East 1900 South. (Turn at the BLUE waterslide — not the yellow one).
Break-fast on your own
8:00 a.m. - Meet at the Vernal Courthouse, west side parking lot at 100 North 100 East.
We will be making five stops on Diamond Mountain to look at sagebrush sites and the effect of prescribed fires, altered grazing programs, and possible disease on sagebrush and other vegetation found at the sites. We will also discuss possible effects on sagegrouse. Plan to finish between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
We have reserved a block of 40 rooms at Motel 6, 435/789-0666 and Econolodge, 435/789-2000. Room rates are $45.99 for two people. Be sure to mention that you are with the SRM summer tour.
Camping is also available at commercial campsites in Vernal. To make your reservations contact the campground directly.
Campground Dina, 930 N. Vernal Avenue, 1-800-245-2148
Fossil Valley RV, 999 W. Hwy 40, 1-888-789-6450
Western Heritage RV, 271 South 500 East, 435/789-3324
Local Attractions and Activities:
By JUNE 21, 2000 complete and mail in your registration and fee.
Name: ___________________________ Organization: ___________________________________
|Registration Fee: Self||
|Dinner Guest(s) # _____||
x $10 = ______
|Late Fee (after June 21)||
If you anticipate being late, we can send you maps to the planned stops: _____ Yes! I need maps.
Mail your registration and check, payable to Society for Range Management to:
Utah State University
Rangeland Resources Department
5230 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84322