Instructor
pat.shaver [at] oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-1146

Snell Hall

Snell Hall 311

2150 SW Jefferson Way

2150 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

    

Profile Field Tabs

At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Animal & Rnglnd Sciences
Courses Taught: 

RNG - 341 Introduction to Rangeland Ecology and Management

RNG - 351 Rangeland Ecology I - Grasslands

RNG - 352 Rangeland Ecology II - Shrublands

RNG - 421/521 Wildland Restoration and Ecology

RNG - 441/541 Rangeland Analysis

RNG - 442/542 Rangeland-Animal Relations

RNG - 490/590 Rangeland Planning

Headquarters: 
OSU Main Campus
Biography
  • Raised on a small stock farm in north central New Mexico
  • Worked as a student range technician with ARS at the Jornada Experiment Range - 1969-1973
  • Began employment by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (formerly the Soil Conservation Service) in 1973
  • Worked in several field offices in New Mexico as a Range Conservationist, District Conservationist and Area Range Conservationist
  • Served as State Range Conservationist in Texas from 1988 - 1991 and in Utah from 1991 - 1994
  • Regional Rangeland Management Specialist, West National Technical Center. Portland, OR 1994 - 1995
  • Rangeland Management Specialist, Grazing Lands Technology Institute, Corvallis, OR 1995 - 2004
  • National Applied Fire Ecologist - 2001 - 2013
  • Rangeland Management Specialist, West National Technology Support Center, Portland, OR 2004 - 2013
  • Retired in January 2013, and began teaching at OSU Spring Term 2013

 

Professional Accomplishments
Education: 

Ph.D. Rangeland Ecology and Management, Oregon State University, 2010

B.S. Range Science, New Mexico State University, 1973

SPECIALIZED EDUCATION:

Soil Geomorphology Institute

 - New Mexico State University - 2003

Plant Herbivore Interactions 

- Utah State University - 1994, 2006

- University of Idaho - 2004

Rangeland Hydrology

- Texas A&M University - 1989

Prescribed Burning

- Texas Tech University - 1985, 1988

- Utah State University - 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002

- Oklahoma State University - 2007, 2008, 2010

Holistic Resource Management

- Ranchers School - Albuquerque, NM - 1982, 1984

- Agency School, Albuquerque, NM - 1985, 1986  

 

My Publications

2008

Journal Article

2005

2003

Journal Article