Groendyke Chair in Wildlife Conservation
Dr. Sam Fuhlendorf is the Groendyke Chair in Wildlife Conservation and Regents Professor at Oklahoma State University in the Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department. He was awarded the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Range Management in 2018. His program goals are to produce knowledge and technologies that contribute to our general understanding of nature and maintain rangelands for ecosystem services and continued economic development. Dr. Fuhlendorf’s specific research focuses on conservation and management of rangeland landscapes that are dominated by native plants and animals.