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William A. Warren

William A. Warren

Extension Educator


208-476-4434/208-476-8980 (office); 208-553-1279 (cell)

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County
2200 Michigan Ave.
Orofino, ID 83544-9010

Bill conducts programming in ecosystem science and land stewardship in Clearwater and nearby Idaho counties. Landowners learn how to generate income from their land while enhancing ecological benefits.

Ph.D., Washington State University
M.S., Eastern Washington University
B.S., Murray State University
A.S., University of Kentucky

  • Forest ecology and management
  • Wildfire risk reduction and recovery
  • Climate change impacts to local ecosystems
  • Wildlife ecology and habitat management
  • Ecosystem resilience and biodiversity
  • Land management principles and techniques for rural landowners
  • Natural resource collaboratives and policy
  • Natural resource sociology

  • Warren, William. 2021. Fostering Civil Public Dialogue Through Collaboration: Opportunities for Extension, Journal of Extension, 59(3) Article 15.
  • Warren, William. 2018. Developing a Socio-Ecological Approach to Extension Natural Resource Programming, Journal of Extension. 56(7). Article # 7COM1.
  • Warren, William. 2018. Ecologically Focused Forest Management Programming for Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners. Journal of the NACAA. 11(2). December.
  • Warren, William. 2017. The 2015 North-Central Idaho Wildfire Season: Impetus for Innovative Disaster Response Programming. Journal of Extension. 55(3). Article # 3IAW2
  • Warren, William. 2015. The Carbon Cycle: Teaching Youth about Natural Resource Sustainability. Journal of Extension. 53(1). Article # 1IAW7.
  • Warren, William. 2014. Is Natural Resource Policy an Appropriate Arena for Extension Programming? Journal of the NACAA. 7(2). December.
  • Warren, William A. 2007. What is a Healthy Forest?: Definitions, Rationales and the Lifeworld. Society & Natural Resources, an International Journal. 20:99-117.
  • Warren, William. 2005. Hierarchy Theory in Sociology, Ecology and Resource management: A Conceptual model for Natural Resource, Environmental Sociology and Socioecological Systems. Society and Natural Resources, an International Journal, 18:447-466.

Impact statements

Bill grew up in rural America, where he developed a love for the natural world and working the land. Bill followed his interests through the academic study of the natural sciences and holds degrees in biology and environmental and natural resource science. His education focused on theoretical ecology, natural resource management science, and the sociology of natural resource use and policy.

Bill’s work experience includes sport fish & wildlife management, commercial salmon fisheries management, and natural resource social science research. When not at work, Bill enjoys hunting and working on his small ranch where he produces timber, alfalfa and cattle.

  • Achievement Award for Innovative Program, Outstanding Educational Materials — Newsletter, Idaho Association of Natural Resources and Community Development Professionals, 2017
  • NACAA Search for Excellence Award in Forestry and Natural Resources — National Finalist, 2016
  • UI Extension Schermerhorn Award for Outstanding Extension Faculty Member 2016
  • Idaho State Award from the Idaho Association of Natural Resources and Community Development Extension Professionals, 2016
  • USDA Abraham Lincoln Award for External Partnership, 2015
  • McProud Award, 2014

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654


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