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Range Science


William Barker, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
University of Kansas, 1968
Research Interests:  Plant systematics and plant (range) ecology, The floristics of the U.S. Great Plains, with emphasis on the northern Great Plains, Rotational grazing systems, leafy spurge control, range fertilization and grassland community composition and production

Mario Biondini, Ph.D.
Colorado State University, 1984
Research Interests:  Ecosystem Science, Use of Multivariate Statistics, Ecosystems Modeling, Theoretical Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Plant-Soil Relationships

Edward (Shawn) DeKeyser, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2000
Research Interests:  Rangeland Ecology, Grazing Management, Wetland Ecology and Assessment

Carolyn E. Grygiel, Ph.D., MBA, CPRM, MPM
Colorado State University, 1983
Research Interests:  Landscape Ecology with Emphasis on Small Scale Disturbances, Prairie Restoration, Natural Resources Management

Ryan Limb, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Fire Ecology, Plant Community Ecology, Grassland Disturbance & Restoration Ecology, Invasive Species Ecology & Management

Breanna Paradeis, M.S.
Research Specialist
201A Morrill Hall

Kevin K. Sedivec, Ph.D.
Range Science Program Leader
North Dakota State University, 1994
Research Interests:  Grazing Systems and Upland Nesting Birds, Leafy Spurge Control Using Grazing, Range Nutrition

Joseph Zeleznik, Ph.D.
Michigan State University, 2001
Research Interests: Dendrochronology of Ponderosa Pine and Bur Oak, Bur Oak Regeneration, Riparian Forest Restoration

Xuejun Dong, Ph.D.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1997
Central Grasslands Research Extension Center
Streeter, ND
Research Area:
Plant Water Use in Rangelands

Benjamin Geaumont, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2009
Hettinger Research and Extension Center
Research Area:
Interactions Between Agriculture, Wildlife, adn teh Environment

Christina Hargiss, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2009
NDSU School of Natural Resource Sciences
Research Area:
Wetland Ecology, Assessment and Monitoring

John Hendrickson, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 1996
USDA Northern Great Plains Lavoratory, Mandan, ND
Research Area:
Rangeland Ecology and Management

Paul Nyren, M.S.
Washington State Univeristy, 1975
Central Grasslands Research Extension Center, Streeter, ND
Research Area:
Range Ecology, Fertilization and Management

Chris Schauer, Ph.D.
Oregon State University, 2003
Hettinger Research Extension Center
Research Area:
Nutritional Management of Grazing Livestock

Lance Vermeire, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University, 2002
USDA-ARS Fort Keogh
Miles City, MT
Research Area:
Grazing Ecology, Prescribed Fire, Drought Effects on Rangelands


Pam Loose
Administrative Secretary
106 Walster Hall 

Dennis Whitted
Research Specialist
204A Hastings

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Range Science Program
School of Natural Resources Science
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Barb Magnusson

Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:54:52 PM