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Greg Finstad

Greg Finstad

Greg Finstad has professionally worked with reindeer producers and reindeer since 1982. He is an associate professor and manager of the Reindeer Research Program at the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station in the School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. Greg teaches courses on range ecology and natural resource management, develops reindeer production curricula, and his research interests include: reindeer nutrition and health management; husbandry, handling and herding techniques to increase production; reindeer production curriculum delivered primarily to rural Alaska villages; and new technologies in rangeland evaluation and animal distribution. Greg is a member of the Range Science Education Council, the Alaska Reindeer Council, and the Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association, and has authored numerous articles and given presentations about reindeer herding and husbandry in Alaska. In the early 2000's, he was involved with the "Reindeer in Transition" project which was funded by The National Science Foundation, Human Dimensions of the Arctic Program to study the human and biological results of increased caribou migrations onto the Seward Peninsula. This NSF project sponsored creation of the Reindeer Herding: The Present & The Past Project Jukebox.

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