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Amy Ganguli

Title: Associate Professor of Range Science
Major Field of Interest: Rangeland Ecologist
E-mail: Ganguli@nmsu.edu
Office Phone: 575-646-3427
Office Location: Knox Hall 328

Education:
B.S., Wildlife Biology and Management, University of Rhode Island, 1997
M.S., Range Science, Texas Tech University, 2000
Ph.D., Range Ecology/Crop Science, Oklahoma State University, 2005

Courses Taught:
RGSC 307 Rangeland Grasses
RGSC 316 Rangeland Plants
RGSC 325 Rangeland Restoration Ecology
RGSC 357 Grass Taxonomy
RGSC 402 Introduction to the Range Profession (Seminar)
RGSC 550 Theory, Development and use of Ecological Site Descriptions

Research:
Amy C. Ganguli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences at New Mexico State University. She is an ecologist who researches conservation strategies that promote rangeland and watershed health. Amy is leading a USDA funded integrated research and extension project that will support developing and refining strategies for farmers and ranchers that improve individual producer and community resiliency in times of drought and climate variability. This project involves working with producers to develop short and long-term strategies that are proactive rather than reactive with the goal of maintaining ecological, social, and economic resilience. In addition, Amy runs the NMSU Natural Resources Career Development Program, which aims to strengthen USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) diversity initiatives through placing historically underrepresented students in NRCS internships across the country ecosystems.