For the past 10 years, Dr. Megan Clayton has been an Extension Rangeland Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife, and Fisheries Management at Texas A&M University in College Station. Her responsibilities as a Rangeland Specialist have her based at the Corpus Christi Research and Extension Center and include providing support for Extension agents, specialists, clientele, and organizations through teaching, training, and providing technical expertise on management of rangeland resources. Megan’s current interests include blending wildlife habitat and livestock range management, small acreage management, UAV (drone) research, brush management, and youth natural resources education. Her main area of responsibility includes counties in the Coastal Bend and South Texas.
Megan completed her bachelor’s at Texas A&M University – College Station in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Her master’s and Ph.D. were with Texas A&M University – Kingsville and the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute in Wildlife Science. Afterwards, she spent a year as a post-doc with Texas Tech University at the Llano River Field Station in Junction, TX, as a researcher in environmental education.