Dr. Dale Rollins

AgriLife Quail Initiative Project
Professor and Extension Specialist (retired)

Quail Research and Wildlife
Dale Rollins
7887 U.S. Highway 87 North
San Angelo, TX 76901
e-mail: d-rollins@tamu.edu


B.S., Biology, Southwestern Okla. St. Univ. 1977;
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Okla. St. Univ., 1980;
Ph.D., Range Management, Texas Tech Univ., 1983.

Professional Honors and Awards:

Competent Toastmaster Award, Toastmasters Int’l., 1985
Outstanding State Specialist Award, Okla. Coop. Ext. Serv., 1987
Unit Award for Superior Service, TAEX, 1991
Outstanding Publication Award (Newsletter), Tx. Chapter, The Wildlife Soc., 1989
Outstanding Young Range Professional, Soc. Range Management, 1991
Excellence in Animal Damage Control (Communications), Berryman Institute, 1994
Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Excellence, TAMU, 1995
Conservation Educator of the Year, Sportsmens Conservationists of Texas, 1995
Outstanding Achievement Award, SE Section, The Wildlife Soc., 1995
Special Award, Texas Sect., Soc. Range Management, 1995
Technical and Popular Writing Awards, Tx. Chapter, The Wildlife Soc., 1996, 2004, 2007
President, Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society, 1997-98
Conservationist of the Year, Texas Outdoor Writers Assn., 1998
Group Achievement Award, The Wildlife Society, 1998
Specialist of the Year, Ag Workers Auto Mutual Assn., 1999
1st Place, National Quail Calling Championship, Quail Unlimited, 2002
Sam Beasom Leader in Conservation Award, Texas Wildlife Assn., 2002
Educator of the Year, Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, 2003
Volunteer of the Year, Quail Unlimited and Budweiser, 2005
Superior Service Award – Team Category, Texas Cooperative Extension, 2006
Outstanding Achievement Award – Conservation Education, The Wildlife Society, 2007
Hero of Conservation, Field & Stream Magazine, 2008

Selected Publications/Productions:

Coyotes: A Matter of Perspective (23-min. video; earned national award)
Deer Hunting: Focus on Ethics (19-min. video)
Key Seed Producing Plants for Quail (color poster)
Predators in the Classroom school enrichment curriculum

Branded Programs:

Texas Brigades Wildlife Leadership Camps
“_____ Appreciation Days” (including Quail, Deer, Predator, Plants, and Feral Hog)
“Brush Sculpting” (as a wildlife-friendly approach to brush management)
Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch (founded in 2007)


For more information check http://texnat.tamu.edu, http://teamquail.tamu.edu, and www.texasbrigades.org

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