Texas Section Society for Range Management
2014 Annual Meeting

Alpine Texas

October 8-10, 2014

The Texas A&M Plant Identification team placed 1st at the recent Texas Section Society for Range Management (TSSRM)Meeting in Alpine, TX.  Linda Stapper and Kaitlin O’Brien tied for 1st place individual.   

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(L-R) Gretchen Adams from Bamert Seed, Linda Stapper, Kaitlin O’Brien, tied 1st place plant identification contest, and Dr. John Walker ’76, ’88 TSSRM President

Other members of the team included Veronica Urbanczyk, Chelsea Blakely, Marlo Lamb, Georgia Hansen, Lexie Brooks and Karl Woelfel . 

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(L-R) Dr. John Walker TSSRM President , Veronica Urbanczyk, Chelsea Blakely, Linda Stapper, Kaitlin O’Brien, Mike Colbert from Turner Seed

The Undergraduate Range Management Exam (URME) team placed second and Linda Stapper was the 1st place individual.

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Linda Stapper 1st place Individual URME team and Dr. John Walker TSSRM President

Members of the team were Linda Stapper, Kaitlin O’Brien, Veronica Urbanczyk, Chelsea Blakely, Marlo Lamb, Georgia Hansen, Lexie Brooks and Karl Woelfel.

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Plant Team and URME Teams members L-R Karl Woelfel, Georgia Hansen, Chelsea Blakely, Kaitlin O’Brien, Marlo Lamb, Lexie Brooks, Veronica Urbanczyk and Linda Stapper

Kaitlin O’Brien and Linda Stapper (DSC_2965.jpg) were recognized as TAMU Outstanding Students in Range Management.

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Kaitlin O’Brien, TAMU Outstanding Range Student and John Walker, TSSRM President.

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Linda Stapper, TAMU Outstanding Range Student and John Walker, TSSRM President.

Karl Woelfel was awarded the Bill Wyche, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

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Karl Woelfel and Dr. John Walker TSSRM President

Dandy Kothmann ’98 and Alfredo Munoz were presented the Texas Section Society for Range Management Grass Roots Award.

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L-R Dandy Kothmann 85' RLEM , Stephen Deiss 85' RLEM , Alfredo Munoz and Dr. John Walker

Brian Hays ’92 and others were awarded the Publication Award for a Popular Article .

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L-R Dr. John Walker and Brian Hays

Nick Garza ’77 and others were awarded the Publication Award for a Technical Article.

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L-R Nick Garza and Dr. John Walker

Dandy Kothmann ’98 was recognized as the TSSRM Outstanding Young Professional.

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L-R Dandy Kothmann and Dr. John Walker

Bob Lyons ’90 received the Fellow Award for the Texas Section Society for Range Management.

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L-R Dr. Bob Lyons and Dr. John Walker TSSRM President