Neil Estes-- Neil is pursuing an M.S. (started August 2015) in the Fire Ecology Lab. Neil earned a B.S. (2015) in Natural Resources Management with a focus in Range Conservation from Texas Tech University. More Info Coming Soon!!
Britt Smith-- Britt is pursuing a Ph.D. (started May 2014) in the Fire
Ecology Lab. Britt earned a B.S.
(2009) in Environmental Science at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He
earned an M.S. (2014) in Natural Resource Ecology & Management at Oklahoma
State University, where he examined the influences of patch burning and
grazing's influence on vegetation and grassland birds. He previously worked for
the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a wildlife technician on
chronic wasting disease surveillance in white tailed deer and for the Southwest
Wisconsin Grassland and Stream Conservation Area. His research interests center
around fire, vegetation, and animal response in the Great Plains. He is
currently working on the influences of prescribed fire and mechanical mesquite
removal on insects and northern bobwhite quail in the Texas Rolling Plains. His
other interests include botanizing, cycling, cats, indigenous knowledge and
cultures, and art.