Document Type : Short Communication
Islamic Azad University Boroujerd Branch
Dr. Victor R. Squires of Adelaide, Australia received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Stewardship at the Society for Range Management’s 68th Annual Meeting held in Sacramento, California earlier this month. The Outstanding Achievement Award is presented by the Society for Range Management for outstanding achievement to members and other qualified individuals and groups working with rangelands.
Dr. Squires has had a long and productive career including principal research scientist for CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and Dean of Roseworthy Agricultural College at the University of Adelaide. Following retirement from the University, Vic has worked as a rangeland consultant in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He has worked in over 20 countries, spending much of his time since retirement in China.
In total, Dr. Squires has published approximately 169 papers, 17 books, and 7 symposia proceedings. He was a founding member of the Australian Rangeland Society and served as President, and was Chair of the 2nd International Rangeland Congress which was held in Adelaide in 1984.
Vic Squires is an internationally recognized rangeland scientist. He has made significant contributions through research and consulting to enhance our understanding of the world’s rangelands. His work has covered many subjects and he has been continually productive for over 50 years! For his dedication to rangeland, it was with great honor that the Society for Range Management presented Dr. Victor Squires with a 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award for Stewardship.