Society for Range Management International Mountain Section Summer Tour 2014

17 July 2014 05:30 PM till 19 July 2014 10:00 AM

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Professional All Inclusive
Includes: Thurs. night BBQ social, Friday tour, lunch, supper, Saturday breakfast
Sale ended $92.90 $1.00
Student/Producer All Inclusive
Includes: Thurs. night BBQ supper, Fri. tour, lunch, supper, Saturday breakfast
Sale ended $78.50 $1.00
Child 7-10 All Inclusive
Includes: Thurs. night BBQ, Friday tour, lunch, supper, Saturday breakfast
Sale ended $45.00 $1.00
Child 6 & under All Inclusive
Includes: Thurs. night BBQ social, Friday tour, lunch, supper, Saturday Breakfast
Sale ended $40.00 $1.00
Professional Tour
Includes: Tour, lunch, coffee break snacks & beverages
Sale ended $51.75 $1.00
Student/Producer Tour
Includes: Tour, lunch, coffee break snacks & beverages
Sale ended $37.00 $1.00
Child under 10 tour
Includes: tour, lunch, coffee break snacks & beverage
Sale ended $15.75 $1.00
Thursday night BBQ ONLY (adult)
Sale ended $15.75 $1.00
Thursday night BBQ ONLY (child under 10)
Sale ended $5.50 $1.00
Friday night supper ONLY (adult)
Includes supper & 1 beer or wine ticket
Sale ended $25.00 $1.00
Friday night supper ONLY (child 7-10)
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Friday night supper ONLY (child 6 & under)
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Saturday morning breakfast pastries ONLY (adult)
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Saturday morning breakfast pastries ONLY (child under 10)
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Event Description

The IMS Summer tour has been approved for 2.5 CEU's to use towards your CPRM or CRMC

 

Hotel accomodations are at the Best Western Wainwright Inn & Suites; 1209-27th St.; Wainwright, Alberta 

A block of rooms has been reserved for July 17-19 under Society for Range Management for $119.99 + tax.  Book early as room rates expire July 1.

 

Camping accomodations are at the Red Feather Ridge Lodge near Vermilion, Alberta for $10/night (see map)

Directions to Red Feather Ridge Lodge: 

 

From Edmonton: Take Yellowhead Highway #16 east to Range Road 80 (east of Mannville).  Turn south on Range Road 80.  Go 6 miles south to Township Road 494.  Turn east on 494 and go 1 1/2 miles.  Red Feather Ridge Lodge is on the South side of the road. 

 

 

From Wainwright: Take Highway 41 north to Township Road 492.  Turn west on Twp Rd. 492 and go 6 miles.  Turn north on Range Road 80 and go 2 miles to Township Road 494.  Turn east on 494 and go 1 1/2 miles.  Red Feather Ridge Lodge is on the south side of the road.  

 

Agenda—Multiple Use on the Range in the Central Parkland Natural Subregion:

 

Thursday, July 17th:

5:00 pm Arrive at Red Feather Ridge Lodge and set up camp.

BBQ and Sample Local Faire Social *

 

Friday, July 18th:

Meet at Red Feather Ridge Lodge to board bus at 8 am

Due to regulations on CFB Wainwright all participants MUST ride the coach bus

 

Morning Tour of Round Rock Ranch

PFRA Bale Grazing Experiment

ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) Program

Oil & Gas

Winter Grazing Natives

Alberta Beef Producers Env. Stewardship Award 2013

 

11:30-Lunch* at Riverdale Campground on the Battle River with speaker from Battle River Watershed Alliance

 

12:45 Arrive at CFB Wainwright

 

Afternoon at CFB Wainwright:

Comparing burned vs. non-burned regime

Typical grassland type for area

Military use on landscape

Weed control program on base

Unique features on landscape (Bog & Fen)

Evolution of cropland back to grassland

Wildlife on base

4:30-Depart CFB Wainwright for Red Feather Ridge

 

6:00-Supper* at Red Feather Ridge: roast beef & all the trimmings (price of supper includes 1 drink ticket)

Enjoy local beer from Ribstone Creek Brewery, Edgerton & wine from Barr Estate Winery, Sherwood Park

Speakers to follow after supper

 

Saturday, July 19th:

8am-9:30 am Breakfast Pastries* & Coffee at Red Feather Ridge Lodge

9:30-10 am Tear down camp and safe travels home

 

*If you have any dietary restrictions or food-related allergies, please email Jill Burkhardt with those requests.

 

 

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17 July 2014

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Location

Red Feather Ridge Lodge
Township Rd. 494
Vermilion
Alberta
Canada
T9X 1Y7

About the organizer

Jill Burkhardt
Come join the International Mountain Section of the Society for Range Management for a tour of a local ranch and Canadian Forces Base Wainwright to see Multiple Use on the Range in the Central Parkland Natural Subregion of Alberta. REGISTER NOW! Registration Deadline is July 8!

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