Research in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
As a Tier One research institution, Texas A&M is dedicated to conducting sound, credible and innovative research. In the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, we’re devoted to doing just that. Our faculty, students and research associates are working to develop applicable and innovative solutions to management needs, problems and policies related to natural resource issues in Texas and beyond.
We’re interested in evidence-based science that speaks for itself in the field. Our faculty are leading the field with expertise areas in management strategies, economics and the legal and regulatory considerations associated with stewardship of natural resources. All of our research aims to advance rangeland, wildlife and fisheries management today, while impacting policy that shapes the future.
Areas of Research Expertise
We are a collaborative faculty with a wide scope of interests, bringing innovation and creativity to solving complex problems at the intersection of agriculture, economics, and agribusiness.
Research and Extension Centers
Our centers conduct innovative research to contribute information relating to key agribusiness market issues.
- Center for Grazinglands and Ranch management
- Center for Natural Resource Technology (CNRIT)
- Rangeland Decision-Support Laboratory (RSDL)
- Grazingland Animal Nutrition Laboratory (GAN Lab)
- Texas AgriLife Extension Service Aquatic Diagnostics Laboratory
Study investigates reintroduction of ocelots to native Texas range
Texas A&M AgriLife researchers are investigating the potential for reintroducing wild ocelot populations to areas of the state where the native cat once roamed.
A walk on the wild side becomes more than just exercise.
The emotional connection or calming feeling that accompanies a walk in a park or forest is the result of psychological needs being met, according to a recent study from researchers at Texas A&M University, the University of Georgia and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.