About Paul

Meiman has been a member of the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship faculty at Colorado State University since 2006. Prior to that, he worked in a variety of positions in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and Oregon. His experience includes positions with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Idaho, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension (Moffat County Extension Agent) and the University of Wyoming Department of Renewable Resources and Cooperative Extension Service (Statewide Extension Specialist for Rangeland Resources). He has worked extensively with land, livestock and natural resource managers to develop and implement cooperative rangeland monitoring programs and associated resource management and conservation decisions. His interests are closely related to, and have been influenced by on-the-ground interactions with ranchers, land and natural resource managers. Interests include invasive plants, plant/herbivore interactions, livestock grazing management, succession (including post-fire community dynamics), and riparian area management.

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  • Ecology and management of rangelands, invasive plant ecology and management, riparian areas.


Ph.D., Rangeland Ecosystem Science - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2003

M.S., Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management - University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, 1996

B.S., Range Management - University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, 1994