The Honors and Awards Committee recognizes individuals from within the state of Utah for outstanding accomplishments and service in the field of Range Management. Recognition for these accomplishments should promote professionalism, development of leadership qualities, and personal and professional development among the membership of the Utah Section.

Showing our appreciation for excellent work is vital for our profession and continued success as a society. Please help us recognize this work by nominating those individuals whom you support for one of our annual section awards. Nominations are due October 15th

For more information or to submit nominations:  
Jenny Addy, Awards Committee Chair
SWCA Environmental Consultants
257 East 200 South, Ste. 200,  Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Cell: 435-760-6399


Range Manager of the Year - To recognize people who are actively engaged in ranching or livestock farming, or in the professional fields dealing with range management. These may be teaching, research, advice and counseling, technical assistance, or information, such as magazines, newspapers, radio, and television. They may also be businessmen vitally interested in the betterment of the field of range management.

Rancher of the Year - To recognize a rancher or group of ranchers who are outstanding in their land management, livestock management, and innovative practices.

Outstanding Young Range Professional - Tangible evidence that the nominee's accomplishments demonstrate extraordinary potential and promise as a future leader in the range profession. Demonstration of leadership and professional potential may be in all facets of range management, including range management, agency employment, research, and education. Generally, demonstrated potential across a broad prospective is better than specialized attainments in a single area.

Range Excellence - Recognizes rangelands within Utah, which reflect quality management and good land stewardship


Past Award Recipients