William A. Warren
William A. Warren, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Extension Educator
208-476-4434/208-476-8980 (office); 208-553-1279 (cell)
University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County
2200 Michigan Ave.
Orofino, ID 83544-9010
Bill conducts programming in land-based economic development 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
- 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. 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.
- Law for landowners
- Creating resilient forests in an era of rapid global change
- SARE program for farmers market managers and local food producers
- Understanding climate change and its potential impacts to rural landowners
- Weed workshops help landowners
- Introducing new landowners to cattle ownership and management
- Educating landowners in ecological forest management provides many benefits
- Telephone survey demonstrates impact of viticulture program
- Expanding the reach of University of Idaho Extension
- Helping landowners assess site potential for viticulture
- New forest management workshops provide useful information for landowners
- Prospective rural landowners use Extension workshop to conduct land purchases
- Wildfire recovery conference held in response to 2015 wildfires
- Variable density thinning: a forest management approach for private landowners
- Making money from you land: assisting hay producers on the Weippe prairie
- Making money from you land: conducting timber sales and creating a forest plan
- Extension response to 2015 fire season: multiagency coordination for fire recovery
- Extension response to 2015 fire season: public outreach and information
- Rural property owners adopt measures to reduce wildfire risk
- Helping forest owners make better financial decisions
- So You Want to Buy a Ranch?: Rural Land Purchasing 101
- Preparing landowners for the 2013 fire season
- The economics of land stewardship: Pasture and rangelands
- The benefits of small-scale agriculture: The Cabin Fever workshop series
- Economic development from federal lands: The Clearwater Basin Collaborative
- The carbon cycle: Teaching youth about natural resource sustainability
- Increasing knowledge of Extension among community leaders
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