IRRC Open Meeting

Agenda-2018 June 26

Please contact the IRRC office for more information about this meeting.

Google Earth Pro/Rangeland Monitoring Workshop

During this workshop, landowners will learn how to map their ranch using Google Earth Pro, assess rangeland health, learn techniques for photo-monitoring rangelands (when, where, how, and photo management), and develop a rangeland management plan for their ranch.  Although focused on private landowners, all are welcome.

Course instructors:  April Hulet, UI Extension Rangeland Specialist; Scott Jensen, Extension Educator Owyhee County; Sergio Arispe, Assistant Professor Malheur County Extension Office (OSU)

To RSVP-contact April Hulet at or call (208)364-4072 by June 29th

Google Earth Pro/GIS Teacher Workshop

This unique teacher workshop will provide real hands-on experience using technology on rangeland maps, assessment, and monitoring. Contact April Hulet with University of Idaho at to register by July 2.  GEP_GISFlyerFall2018(Teachers)

Rangeland Monitoring Workshop

This workshop is designed for ranchers, extension educators, agency resource managers, conservation and non-profit organizations, students, and interested public.  On the first day, participants will learn various monitoring techniques including utilization, landscape appearance, cover, photo-monitoring, and LandPKS.  Participants will practice monitoring techniques and collect data to support scenarios provided by the instructors.  On day two, participants will analyze the data they collected on day 1 and learn how to use this data to support management decisions.


Idaho is hosting the National Envirothon event in Pocatello, Idaho  For more information on the event, visit the National Envirothon.

The special topic is rangeland.  To learn more about rangeland, visit the IRRC education pages.

4-H Rangeland Skill-a-thon

Share your skills on plant identification, wildlife identification, soils texturing, design a management plan, and a wildlife challenge during this 4-H educational event. Download this poster for more details about this year’s event.

2018 4-H Skillathon poster