Brad Schultz has over 30 years of experience managing natural resources and conducting applied research on Rangelands in the Great Basin and Mojave Desert. Since April 2001 he has been employed the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension as the Extension Educator for Humboldt County, Nevada. Much of his work has focused on improving grazing management on publicly owned rangelands; managing vegetation to improve its resilience to disturbance, particularly wildfire; participating in collaborative management teams to develop resource management plans for federal land management agencies; and controlling and managing noxious and invasive weeds. He received his M.S. degree in Renewable Natural Resource Management from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1987 and his B.S. degree in Range and Wildland Science from the University of California, Davis in 1983.