Heather Dannahower

Heather Dannahower has spent the majority of her career ‘getting students outside’ as a faculty member in the Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College. With a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology from Kansas State University and a Master’s of Natural Resource Stewardship in Forestry from Colorado State University, Heather enjoys weaving threads across disciplines by taking students to the woods, the range, or the water to experience the complexity of Natural Resource Management. As the lead faculty in the Wildlife Technology Program her current research and applied focus relate to wildlife movement and habitat use in complex ownership type working landscapes. Courses she leads include a variety of classes within wildlife management, rangeland management, forestry, and fire ecology all of which aim to connect students to the land and instill a passion for conservation.


Sometimes, the simplest things can help wildlife

By Richard Knight Heather Dannahower

“Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roamWhere the deer and the antelope playWhere seldom is heard a discouraging…

Ranch manager Zach Thode, works beside professors and students to help wildlife


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