Education: ABD Ph.D. Environmental Science, Oklahoma State University, M.S. Wildlife Biology, Abilene Christian University (1979), B.S. Animal Science, Abilene Christian University (1970)
Professional Experience: Abilene Christian University Assistant Professor (1988-Present)
Miller 5 Bar Ranch Mills County, Texas, Owner and Operator (1980-Present) US Postal Service (1980-1988) US Army (1971-1974)
Courses Taught: AENV 130 RANS 353 , RANS 354 , RANS 397 , RANS 455 , RANS 498 , AGRO 497
Professional Areas of Interest: Native plant communities, Wildlife and Range Ecology, Prescribed Burning, Air Quality Following Controlled Burns
Scholarly Activity: Research and Publication of Vegetation Analysis of Abilene State Park, Seminar Presentation on Prescribed Burning and Air Quality Following, Prescribed Burning of Chemically Desiccated Juniper
Awards: NACTA Teacher Fellow Award (2006), ACU Honros Program Mentor of the Year Award (1999), ACU Agriculture Department Aggie of the Year Award (1980)
Professional Organizations: Society For Range Management, Soil and Water Conservation Society, Native Prairies Association of Texas, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
Church: Hamby Church of Christ, Elder and Bible Class Teacher
Personal: Married Patricia Vannoy in 1968, three children, Wayne, Tanya and Terry, seven grandchildren
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