Events from 2021

Rangeland congress

23 October 2021  -  29 October 2021

Joint International Grassland and International Rangeland Congress, 23-29 October 2021, Nairobi, Kenya. Queensland’s Dr Dana Kelly officiating.

Rangelands conference Longreach

4 October 2021  -  8 October 2021

Desert Channels Queensland and the Australian Rangeland Society are hosting the biennial conference at Longreach on 8- October 2021.

Book launch – Ian Lowe – Long Half-life

20 September 2021

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM AEST. In store at Avid Reader Bookshop and  ZOOM Online

Include email address when registering. Register before 4.00PM on 20 September. Instore guests – 6.00 for a 6.30pm start. Online guests – we email the Zoom event link after 4.00pm AEST on the day of the event.

Repairing the environmental deficit

3 September 2021  -  3 September 2021

A workshop held both in-person at Griffith Southbank and online addressed many issues of contemporary salience around incentivising land restoration. In this one day workshop a panel discussed the role of markets, certification schemes and governments in emerging models of land management that embrace environmental stewardship. The event was organised by Member Dr Philippa England, with four other Society members participating.

Click here for the provisional program. The presentations and videos from the workshop have been uploaded to a Griffith website and can be found here. Dr England’s opening address is here.

Members’ Networking Event

2 August 2021  -  31 August 2021

A members’ networking event is planned for a date in August and venue to be determined.

Launch of 2020 Proceedings – Reception

15 June 2021

His Excellency the Governor of Queensland will host a reception at Government House on 15 June. Attendance by invitation only.

Stewardship of Country webinars

24 February 2021  -  24 March 2021

Three webinars examining the meaning of “stewardship” of Australia’s landscapes are being organised by the Royal Societies of Australia with Inspiring Australia. Dates Wed. 24 Feb., 10 and 24 March. See Royal Societies of Australia website for details.

Stewardship of Country

10 March 2021  -  24 March 2021

The webinars are available on Facebook as well as the website of the Royal Societies of Australia.