Amy E. Hays is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist with the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources. She specializes in natural resource management. Her specializations include GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing, distance education, social media, and community management (facilitation and leadership development). She is currently serving on the eXtension Content Staff along with her duties for AgriLife. Amy has a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, and a M.S. in Rangeland Ecology and Management - both from Texas A&M. Prior to working for Texas AgriLife Extension, she worked as a natural resource specialist at Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Currently, Amy is working on projects that include the use of social media tools for the enhancement of outreach and education. Her emphasis is on learning how new learning networks can contribute to the public outreach of science based information. Amy also specializes on group facilitation and conflict management.