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Current Openings

Assistantships

M.S. Assistantships(s)

Habitat Restoration following Oil and Gas Exploration in the Eagle Ford Shale, Texas

Position Description:  The graduate student selected will conduct research on restoration techniques for areas disturbed by oil and gas exploration in the Eagle Ford Shale region of Texas.  Project goals include designing and conducting experiments to restore disturbed areas and evaluating success.  The successful candidate will pursue an MS degree in Range and Wildlife Management with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Strategies to restore tall grass prairie vegetation

Position Description:  The graduate student selected will conduct research on restoration techniques for tall grass prairie vegetation in northeast Texas.  Project goals include designing and conducting experiments to investigate establishment and performance of (1) selected varieties of native grasses and forbs and (2) selected mixed of native grasses and forbs.  The successful candidate will pursue a MS degree in Range and Wildlife Management with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

PH. D. Assistantship(s), M.S. Assistantships(s)

Strategies to Enhance Habitat Restoration Success Following Disturbance

Position Description: The graduate student selected will conduct research on restoration techniques for areas impacted by disturbance (e.g., energy extraction, rights-of-way amendment, rangeland improvements). Project goals include designing and conducting experiments to investigate (1) benefits associated with cover crops, (2) document effects of seed longevity when planted during unfavorable conditions.

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