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The Center for Native Grasslands Management



About the Center

 

Advisory Committee

The Center for Native Grasslands Management is guided by an Advisory Committee comprised of leaders in research, conservation, and education in areas of critical importance to grasslands in the eastern U.S. The committee members are as follows:

Dr. Keith Belli, Professor and Head
Department of Forestry Wildlife and Fisheries
http:fwf.ag.utk.edu

Mr. Kevin Brown, State Conservationist, Tennessee
Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA
http://www.tn.nrcs.usda.gov/

Mr. Dowd Bruton, Regional Wildlife Biologist
National Wild Turkey Federation
http://nwtf.com/

Dr. Jim Byford, Professor and Dean
College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences
University of Tennessee at Martin
http://www.utm.edu/departments/caas/

Mr. Scott Davis, State Chapter Director, Tennessee
The Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/tennessee/

Dr. Jim Dobrowolski, National Program Leader for Rangeland and Grassland Ecosystems
Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, USDA
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/rangelandsandgrasslands.cfm

Mr. Dave Howell, Agriculture Wildlife Service Director
Quail Unlimited
http://www.qu.org/

Dr. Jamie Jenkins, Executive Director
Farm Services Agency, Tennessee
www.fsa.usda.gov/tn

Mr. Don McKenzie, Southeastern Field Representative
Wildlife Management Institute and Director, Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
http://seqsg.qu.org/seqsg/nbci/nbci.cfm

Mr. Gary Myers, Executive Director
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
http://www.tnwildlife.org

Mr. Wesley Parks
Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association
http://www.tncattle.org/

Dr. Neil Rhodes, Professor
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee
http://plantsciences.utk.edu/

Danny D. Sells, Executive Director
Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts
http://www.tnacd.org/

Mr. Alan Sparkman
Tennessee Forage & Grasslands Council
http://www.afgc.org/mc/page.do

Mr. Lacy Upchurch, Executive Director
Tennessee Farm Bureau
http://www.tnfarmbureau.org/

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