Resident Research Associate
Dan Caudle is a native West Texan with a special interest in the native grasslands of the plains and prairies and the ecological drivers, natural disturbances, and plant community dynamics that are essential to their existence. He retired in 2006 after a 40-year career as a Rangeland Management Specialist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service with extensive work experience throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
He serves as an instructor for two natural resource management training courses conducted annually at the Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He also serves as a co-director and instructor for the week-long Youth Range Workshop sponsored annually by the Society for Range Management in Junction, Texas. He was recently selected to serve as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the Texas Grazing Lands Coalition.
Caudle is currently working with interns, grad students, landowners, and other organizations on three projects related to restoration, remediation, and long-term management of native grasslands as part of BRIT’s Prairie Research Program.