Animal and Range Sciences
New Mexico State University
Education: B.S., Biology/Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1971 M.S., Range Science, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, 1976 Ph.D., Animal Science/Range Nutrition, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1980 Courses Taught: Range Science 294 - Range Management Range Science 317 - Range Communities Range Science 520 - Range Animal Ecology Range Science 611 - Principles/Evaluation of Range Improvements Research: Field studies to evaluate the influence of grazing management practices on wildlife, vegetation and livestock productivity in Chihuahuan desert. Characterization of financial returns from range management practices in New Mexico. Development of government policies to improve rangeland condition and financial returns on ranches in the Western United States. Honors and Awards: College of Agriculture /Home Economics "Distinguished Research Award" Society of Range Management "Outstanding Achievement Award" Society of Range Management "W.R. Chapline Research Award"
Range Animal Nutrition, Range Wildlife Interactions, Grazing Management on Desert Ranges, and Physiology