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Dr. Ford, Kiowa National Grassland, NE New Mexico

Paulette L. Ford

Research Ecologist
333 Broadway SE, Suite115
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-724-3670
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Research Interests

My research interests focus on the role of disturbance, (i.e., fire, drought, infestations, pathogens), in structuring grassland, desert, and woodland communities; and ecosystem resilience.

Education

  • University of Arizona, Ph.D. Renewable Natural Resources Studies (Major) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Minor), 2000
  • University of New Mexico, M.S. Biology, 1992
  • University of New Mexico, B.S. Biology, 1989
  • University of New Mexico, B.S. Psychology, 1989

Professional Organizations

  • Society For Range Management, Member (1999 - Current)
  • The Wildlife Society, Member (1999 - Current)
  • Ecological Society of America, Member (1997 - Current)

Awards & Recognition

  • National Grasslands Research and Technology Award. USDA, National Grassland Council., 2013
    For long-term experimental research on the Kiowa National Grassland on the effects of season and frequency of fire on shortgrass steppe, and educating fire personnel on the effects of prescribed burning on shortgrass prairie ecosystems.
  • National Grasslands Research and Technology Award. USDA, National Grassland Council. , 2010
    “For long-term experimental research on the Kiowa National Grassland on the effects of season and frequency of fire on shortgrass steppe.”
  • National Grasslands Research and Technology Award. USDA, National Grassland Council., 2004
    “For long-term experimental research on the Kiowa National Grassland on the effects of season and frequency of fire on shortgrass steppe.”

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Last updated on : 03/27/2015