Don Henderson, CRMC

Senior Range/Resource Specialist

With over thirty years of professional experience, Mr. Henderson has specialized expertise in the agricultural disciplines pertaining to rangeland science and ecology, livestock management and planning, public land administration and permitting, rangeland monitoring, livestock and wildlife interactions, threatened and endangered species, wild horse management, arid land reclamation, and environmental assessment. Mr. Henderson’s senior level position requirements frequent administration of complex multidisciplinary projects.

Mr. Henderson has nine years of experience with the Nevada Department of Agriculture. His four years as the Department Director provided Mr. Henderson with valuable administrative experience, with broad and wide-ranging knowledge in agricultural production systems on a state, western, and national basis where numerous legislative and agency contacts were established.

Since returning to RCI in 2007, Mr. Henderson’s work experience has focused on rangeland management, monitoring, inventory, and public land grazing permit issues. This focus has added to Mr. Henderson’s work experience and expertise, and has resulted in several professional certifications including: Certified Range Management Consultant, California State Range Manager Certification, and certification as a Technical Service Provider (TSP) for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in the areas of grazing, forages, and land treatment. Mr. Henderson is well-known and respected for being able to successfully work with often opposing parties to develop consensus livestock grazing plans that produce the desired resource and economic outcomes.

Contact Information:
don@rci-nv.com
775-883-1600

Education
MS Resource Management, University of Nevada, Reno
BS Natural Resources Management, California State Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo

Registrations/Certifications
Certified Range Management Consultant
Certified Rangeland Manager
NRCS Technical Service Provider

Professional Affiliations
Society for Range Management