Lesley Morris

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Lesley Morris

Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology & Management

Education

B.A. University of New Mexico, 1995
M.S. Environmental Policy and Management, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Ph.D. Ecology, Utah State University, 2008

Courses

  • REM 408: Rangeland Ecosystems -Ecological characteristics, botanical composition, distribution, wildlife species, and land uses of the major rangeland plant communities in the western U.S.
  • REM 494: Range and Forest Administration and Policy - Public administration of resource management, history of agencies, laws and policies, administrative procedures, policy formation, decision-making, planning, and public participation as related to ethics, science, and politics.

Honors and Awards

  • Early Career Undergraduate Teaching Award, Rangeland Science and Education Council, Society for Range Management (2018)

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Journals
Historical Fire and Ventenata dubia Invasion in a Temperate Grassland
Ventenata is an invasive annual grass that has rapidly expanded its range across temperate grassland and shrub-steppe ecosystems in western North America.
Luke W. Ridder, JoAnna M.Perrena, Lesley R.Morris, Bryan A.Endress, Robert V.Taylord, Bridgett J.Naylore 2021, Rangeland Ecology & Management, Vol 75, March 2021, Pg 35-40