High School Youth Forum Opportunity Awaits!

If you are a 4-H member in the beef, dairy, horse, goat or sheep projects and are interested in range management, then this program is for you!

The BC Chapter of the Society for Range Management will be selecting one successful candidate for an all-expenses paid trip (travel, accommodation and registration) to participate in the Society for Range Management's High School Youth Forum (HSYF).

Who can apply: high school student ages 15-19 interested in range management
Conference dates: February 12– February 16, 2023
What is it: Conference about "Pastures and Rangelands"      Click on HSYF  More details to follow.

Location: Boise Idaho, USA
Application Deadline: November 15 2022 (earlier preferred)

This forum is an opportunity to:

  • Learn about ecology and natural resources
  • Meet other like-minded youth
  • Learn about rangeland management and potential careers from SRM professionals
  • Field visits to rangeland sites
  • Present on an aspect of range management (of interest to you) at a forum paper presentation session

The Forum Paper Presentation Session

As one of the main activities scheduled for the participants in the HSYF, the Forum Paper Presentation session has always proved to be a highlight to not only the participants, but to SRM's general membership as well. This session consists of each participant giving a 6-8 minute presentation based on an aspect of range management.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Delegate must be currently enrolled in high school when attending HSYF
  2. Delegates that have participated in the HSYF in previous years are ineligible

One high school student will be selected to represent the BC Chapter of the Society for Range Management. The selected applicant will receive an all-expenses paid trip covering travel, accommodation and registration to the Society for Range Management's High School Youth Forum. Please note that an adult chaperone may be required for travel purposes and travel expenses will not be covered for this individual.

What is the Society for Range Management? Society for Range Management

The BC Chapter of the Society for Range Management selects one delegate annually to attend the SRM conference, which is held in different locations throughout North America. If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Society for  Range Management, BC Chapter: Victor Wright at, 250-549 0570 or  Yana Vishnevskaya  at 1.866.776.0373 or at    

The Society for Range Management is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world. Established in 1948, SRM has over 4,000 members in 48 countries, including many developing nations. (   Speak to previous delegate Cash Clemitson Westwold BC 250 375 2279 or  

See application attached.