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Lopez, Roel Director Institute


As director for the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, Dr. Roel Lopez provides leadership in the field of wildlife ecology and natural resource management. Roel works with internal and external stakeholders in developing institute priorities for research and extension programs and develops and leads interdisciplinary teams to address these natural resource challenges. His research focuses on endangered and fragmented wildlife populations, sustainability of military lands, and rural land trends and demographics. He is based out of NRI's San Antonio office.

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  • Professor and Department Head