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John Lowell McLain

John Lowell McLain, American resource specialist, consultant. Certified range management consultant; certified soil erosion & sediment control specialist. Recipient Outstanding Achievement award Carson Valley Conservation District, 1978; named Man of 1980s Nevada Appeal City newspaper, 1980.

Background

  • McLain, John Lowell was born on January 23, 1942 in Havre, Montana, United States. Son of Woodrow B. and Ann Teresa (Bolta) McLain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Range Management, Montana State University, 1969.

    Career

    • Soil conservationist United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, Miles City, Montana, 1969-1971, range conservationist Glendive, 1971-1974, area range conservationist Minden, Nevada, 1974-1976, district conservationist, 1976-1978. Co-founder, principal resource specialist Resource Concepts Inc., Carson City, since 1978. Board directors Range Magazine, Carson City.

      Keynote speaker Desert Technology IV International Conference, 1997. Member governing board Policy Analysis Center for Western Public Lands.

    Major achievements

    • Certified range management consultant. Certified soil erosion & sediment control specialist.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member citizens advisory board University Nevada-Reno, since 1981. Nevada delegate Council for Agricultural Research Extension and Teaching, Washington, 1983-1997, 99—. Fellow Society for Range Management (president Nevada section 1980, Rangeman of Year Nevada section 1987).

    Member Soil and Water Conservation Society (president Nevada section 1982), Society Range Mgmt (director 1993-1996), Society Range Management (president 2000), Resource Restoration International (member advisory committee 1992), Range Education Institute (director since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, guitar/singing, horseback riding, skiing, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Louise Peterson, June 27, 1964. Children: Nicole Rachelle, Tanya Lynn.
    • father: Woodrow B. McLain
    • mother: Ann Teresa (Bolta) McLain
    • spouse: Carolyn Louise Peterson
    • children: Nicole Rachelle McLain
    • Tanya Lynn McLain
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    Born January 23, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Montana State University
    • 1969 - 1971
      Soil conservationist United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service
      Miles City, Montana, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      Soil conservationist United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service
    • 1974 - 1976
      Soil conservationist United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service
      Nevada, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      Soil conservationist United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service