Faculty and Staff

Ken Fulgham – Professor and Chair, Rangeland Resources

Personal and Research Interest

Long-term recovery of sagebrush-grass ecosystems to prescribed burning in the Clearlake Hills, Modoc County. Twenty year vegetation sampling of two burn units.

Habitat management with grazing and fertilization for Aleutian Canada Geese.

Western Juniper Ecological Site Descriptions for Lassen and Modoc Counties, CA. Study during 2005-2007 in cooperation with UCCE staff at UC Davis

Education and Degrees
Courses Taught
Selected Publications

Coultrap, Dawn, Melvin George, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Shallow Cobbly Loam Ecological Site (R021XI001CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

Coultrap, Dawn, Melvin George, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Deep Loam Ecological Site (R021XI003CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

Coultrap, Dawn, Melvin George, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Shallow Stony Upland Ecological Site (R021XI004CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

George, Melvin, Dawn Coultrap, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Shallow Stony Loam Ecological Site (R021XI006CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

George, Melvin, Dawn Coultrap, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Loamy Upland Ecological Site (R021XI007CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

George, Melvin, Dawn Coultrap, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Loamy Ecological Site (R021XI008CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

George, Melvin, Dawn Coultrap, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Stony Loam Ecological Site (R021XI009CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

George, Melvin, Dawn Coultrap, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2009. Shallow Loamy Ecological Site (R021XI010CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

Coultrap, Dawn, Melvin George, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2008. Gravelly Loam Ecological Site (R021XI005CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

Coultrap, Dawn, Melvin George, Don Lancaster, Ken Fulgham, David Lile. 2008. Gravelly Loam Upland Ecological Site (R021XI002CA). Ecological Site Information System, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/).

Fulgham, K. O. 2008. Climate Change Heats Up Water Issues. California Forests 12 (1): 12-13.

Coultrap, D. E., K. O. Fulgham, D.L. Lancaster, J. Gustafson, D. F. Lile and M. E. George. 2008. Relationships between Western Juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) and Understory Vegetation. Invasive Species Ecology and Management 1:3-11.

George, M.R., R.E. Larsen, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, J.D. Gerlach, and K.O. Fulgham. 2004. Cattle grazing has varying impacts on stream-channel erosion in oak woodlands. California Agriculture, Vol. 58(3):138-143.

Fulgham, K.O. and D.N. Waller. 2004. Origin and development of California rangelands. Presentation at technical session: History - Pleistocene to Present. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Casper, WY.

George, M.R., R.E. Larsen, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, J.D. Gerlach, and K.O. Fulgham. 2002. Influence of Different Seasons and Intensities of Grazing on Channel Morphology of Intermittent Streams. J. Range Management 55(6):551-557.

Levine, L., M. Bacca, and K.O. Fulgham. 2002. Plant zonation in a Shasta County salt spring supporting the only known population of Puccinellia howellii (POACEAE). Madrono 49:178-185.

Fulgham, K.O. 2002. Restoring and managing western public range and grasslands. Invited paper to the Public Lands Foundation Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA.

Larsen, R.E., M.R. George, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, and K.O. Fulgham. 2001. Evaluation of Different Seasons and Intensities of Grazing Along Intermittent Stream Channels at the San Joaquin Experimental Range. Session P: Soils, Hydrology & Impacts on Water Quality. 54th Annual Meeting, Society for Range Management. Kailua-Kona, HI. Abstract.

George, M.R. and K.O. Fulgham. (Submitted - 2000). The influence of grazing period length on daily forage intake. J. Production Agriculture. In suspended revision.

Fulgham, K.O. 1999. Comments regarding the Van Duzen River and Yager Creek Sediment Total Maximum Daily Load. October 1999. Comments made and placed in the Public Review Draft of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Larsen, R.E., M.R. George, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, and K.O. Fulgham. 1999. Evaluation After Four Years of Different Seasons and Intensities of Grazing on erosion Along Intermittent Stream Channels at the San Joaquin Experimental Range. The Seventh National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop: Linking Water and Habitat Improvements to Land Treatments. September 12-17, 1999. Morro Bay, CA.

Jackson, R.D., K.O. Fulgham, and B.H. Allen-Diaz. 1998. (Published in Fall 1999). Quercus garryana Hook. (Fagaceae) Stand Structure in Areas with Different Grazing Histories. Madrono, Vol 45, No. 4, pp 275-282.

D.A. Hosack and K.O. Fulgham. 1998. Black bear damage to regenerating conifers in Northwestern California. J. Wildl. Res., Vol 1, No. 1, pp 32-37.

Larsen, R.E., M.R. George, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, and K.O. Fulgham. 1998. Preliminary Results from the Evaluation of Different Seasons and Intensities of Grazing on the Erosion of Intermittent Streams at the San Joaquin Experimental Range. IN: Pillsbury, N.H., J. Verner, and W.D. Tietje, technical editors. Proceedings of a Symposium on California Oak Woodlands: ecology, management, and urban interfaces; 19-22 March 1996; San Luis Obispo, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-160. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA. P. 331-337.

Larsen R.E., M.R. George, N.K. McDougald, K.W. Tate, and K.O. Fulgham. 1998. Evaluation of Different Seasons and Intensities of Three Years of Grazing Treatments on Erosion Along Intermittent Stream Channels at the San Joaquin Experimental Range. Proceedings of a Specialty Conference on Rangeland Management and Water Resources sponsored by the American Water Resources Association, the Society for Range Management, and the Soil & Water Conservation Society of America; May 27-30,1998. Reno, NV.

Jackson, R.D. and K.O. Fulgham. 1998. Quercus garryana Size-class Densities for Differentially Grazed Allotments on California's Northcoast. Presentation at the Technical Session: Ecology; Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management; 8-12 February 1998; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Abstract.

Harper, J. and K.O. Fulgham. 1997. Effective Range and Forest Management Takes Planning. Presentation to the 1997 Family Forest Management Conference sponsored by the Forest Landowners of California, October 1997, Eureka Inn.

Fulgham, K.O., L. Levine, and M. Bacca. 1997. CALTRANS Project Final Report on Contract No. 02E326: Autecological study of Puccinellia howellii (Howell's Alkaligrass) located in three mineralized springs found within CALTRANS right-of-way in Shasta County, CA. 90 pp.

Fulgham, K.O. 1997. Black bear damage to regenerating conifers in Northwestern California. Presentation to the Black Bear Damage in Local Forests Symposium. UCCE Agricultural Center.

Fulgham, K.O., L. Levine, and M. Bacca. 1997. Research Project Final Report: Study on the Autecology of Puccinellia howellii (Howell's Alkaligrass). California Department of Transportation.

Fulgham, K.O. 1997. Consulting Final Report: Evaluation of the Economic and Biological Impacts Associated with the Proposed Addition of the Lanphere Dunes Unit to the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Fulgham, K.O. 1996. Black bear damage to regenerating conifers in Northwestern California. Presentation to meeting of local timber company representatives at the ARCO Conference Room.

Ken Fulgham
Contact Information:

Office: 209 Forestry Building
Email: kof1@humboldt.edu
Ph. 707.826.4127
Fax: 707.826.5634

Mailing Address:

Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources
1 Harpst Street