On the Rocks Presents – Rangelands by Dr. Hailey Wilmer
December 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Dr. Hailey Wilmer, Research Rangeland Management Specialist, US Range Sheep Production Efficiency Research Unit, USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Hailey is a social rangeland scientist studying the intersection of cultural, political and ecological systems and adaptive rangeland management. Originally from Montana, she earned her Ph.D. from Colorado State University in Rangeland Ecosystem Science in 2016. As Climate Hub Fellow, Hailey works with the RRRU and across USDA agencies and agriculture stakeholder groups on research that supports adaptive management in drought and extreme weather events. Hailey’s research methods include qualitative (interviews, focus groups) and quantitative ecological monitoring that document the decision-making processes of family ranches in Colorado and Wyoming.