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  • Second Annual Idaho Rangeland Conservation Partnership Meeting — January 13 & 14, 2020 — Boise, Idaho — The Riverside Hotel. Mark your calendars and Save The Date! Continue conversations on Outcome Based Land Management — Lessons Learned panel with actual ranchers; Access panel with land users and agencies.         REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT BY GOING TO:


  • 2020 Idaho Range Livestock Symposium — “Adapting to a Changing Rangeland Environment”
      • January 6:  American Legion Hall, Marsing
      • January 7, CSI Herrett Center, Twin Falls
      • January 8, Bannock County Veterans Memorial Building, Pocatello
      • January 9, BYU-Idaho Ag Science Center, Rexburg                                  Learn more and register:

Idaho Rangeland Conservation Partnership

 Annual Meeting Tentative Agenda

January 13-14, 2020

Riverside Hotel, Boise Idaho


January 13th First day (1:00 p.m. start time)

Kickoff — Idaho Rangeland Conservation Partnership’s First Year Accomplishments  Brenda Richards, IRCP Coordinator

Access Panel – Agencies (Tom Page, Moderator

Todd Werner — Idaho Department of Lands        Sal Palazzolo — Idaho Fish & Game

Jeff Cartwright – Bureau of Land Management ID   Andy Brunelle – US Forest Service

Access Panel – Users (Tom Page, Moderator

Becca Aceto – Idaho Wildlife Federation       Marty Gill – Rancher and Past President Idaho Cattle Assoc.

Steve Stuebner — Non-motorized users                         Kent Oliver – President, Magic Valley ATV Riders


Access Breakout Sessiondiscussion geared towards gathering information and constructive, collaborative solutions


Evening Networking Social   5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Food provided and cash bar


January 14th Second Day   (7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast        8:00 a.m. meeting start time)

Continental Breakfast provided


Outcome Based Land Management Jay Wilde (Rancher) Keynote Speaker


Outcome Based Land Management Lessons Learned: A Progress Report  —

John Ruhs, Idaho State BLM Director, Moderator

Deep Creek Ranch Project – Ken Crane (BLM) and Clay Pickard (rancher)

P H Livestock Co., Wyoming Project – Neils Hansen (rancher) and Cheryl Newberry (BLM Rawlins Field Office Rangeland Management Specialist — invited)

WineCup Gamble Nevada Project – James Roger (rancher) and Liz Munn (The Nature Conservancy)


Outcome Based Land Management (OBLM) Lessons Learnedgeneral discussion geared towards sharing and gathering information looking towards constructive, collaborative solutions


12:30 -1:30          Lunch provided


Rancher’s Perspective on Beavers Benefitting the Bottom Line — Jon Griggs, Maggie Creek Ranch


Beaver Dam Analogs (BDAs) and Using Beavers Panel Discussion

Joe Wheaton — Utah State University            Cory Mosby –Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Aaron Golart — Idaho Department of Water Resources   Jon Griggs — Maggie Creek Ranch

Charles Sandford —  BLM/US Fish & Wildlife      

Election results and Break

Election ballot available at registration desk throughout the first day. Members will cast ballots during first day until 5:00 p.m.    Election’s committee counts ballots the evening of the first day.  Announce results at afternoon break of second day.


BDA and Using Beavers Breakout Session – general discussion

Meeting end time 4:30 p.m.

(208) 880-3558

Mailing Address
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