Blayr Gourley is the Oklahoma State University Natural Resource Ecology and Management Web Specialist. Her background includes a bachelor of science degree in agricultural communications and a master of science degree in rangeland management, both from Oklahoma State University. She specializes in rangeland management and prescribed fire. She works in promoting these disciplines through websites, social media, and printed materials; as well as working in the field every chance she gets. She lives on a research ranch where prescribed fire and grazing are used for research.
Currently, Blayr manages several websites including The Prairie Project, an educational website about the prairie ecosystem; The Oklahoma Prescribed Fire Council; The Oklahoma Chapter for the Society for Range Management; and NREM Extension. She is the newsletter editor and designer of the NREM and Oklahoma Chapter of the Wildlife Society newsletters. She also uses social media to promote The Prairie Project and the Prescribed Fire Community of Practice.