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"Resilient future rangelands: integrating environment and livelihoods" Australian Rangelands Conference, 2-5 September 2019, in Canberra

Under the theme of Resilient future rangelands: integrating environment and livelihoods we are organizing the 2019 Australian Rangelands Conference, 2-5 September 2019, in Canberra https://www.ars2019.com.au/ . The conference programme will be guided by three overarching themes that are important to the conference’s focus on resilient future rangelands:

  • Explore the big issues for rangeland management in times of changing markets, environments and societal expectations
  • Identify opportunities for aligning policies to support the resilience of rangelands communities and environments
  • Incorporate emerging technologies, new practices and innovative social arrangements in the rangelands

The 20th biennial Australian Rangeland Society (ARS2019) conference will be held in Canberra 2-5 September 2019 at the Kambri Convention Centre. The conference will bring together managers, researchers and policy makers to promote resilient rangeland environments and communities in times of change.  A call to submit a short abstract to sharing your understanding in various ways at the conference is now open until 1st May 2019.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to join your peers to think practically about the future of 4/5ths of Australia!   

Dedicated sessions will be on policy, in addition to technology, etc. The call for abstracts (now open) .More information at https://www.ars2019.com.au/abstract-submission/