Home on the Range: A Day on the Prairie for Future Ranchers

Home on the Range: A Day on the Prairie for Future Ranchers

Who: Future Ranchers (ages 11 to 15) 

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 

Time: 8:30 to 4:00 

Where:  Fort Worth Convention Center and Botanical Research Institute of Texas 

Cost: $25 per future rancher – lunch, snack, transportation and gifts included 

 

Meet in Room 101 of the Fort Worth Convention Center At 8:30 
Travel by chartered bus to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Enjoy a fun, exciting, educational day learning about Texas Rangelands!

 

Activities, Games, and Demonstrations 

 

  • Range Management 
  • Soils and Soil Health  
  • Rainfall Effectiveness (Rainfall Simulator Demonstration) 
  • Carbon Cycle Relationships (Carbon Game) 
  • Plant Identification
  • Grazing Management (Grazing Game) 
  • Scavenger Hunt in the TSCRA Expo  

 

Giveaways and Prizes for All 

  • T- Shirts 
  • Plant Identification Books 
  • Grazing Sticks 
  • Backpacks 
  • Rain Gauges 
  • and more  

 

For more information contact: 

Caitlyn Cooper at caitlyn.cooper@ag.tamu.edu or Dan Caudle at dcaudle@brit.org 

 

Sponsors and Contributors 

National Grazing Lands Coalition

Texas Section Society for Range Management

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Texas Grazing Land Coalition