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Professor, Extension Range Management Specialist
Department of Animal & Range Sciences
213 Animal Bioscience Building
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: (406) 994-5601
Fax: (406) 994-5589
Email: jmosley@montana.edu

Education

  • B.S. in Agriculture-Range Science, Montana State University, 1981
  • M.S. in Range Resources, University of Idaho, 1983
  • Ph.D. in Range Science, Texas Tech University, 1987

Research Interests

  • Livestock Grazing Relationships with Fish and Wildlife
  • Targeted Livestock Grazing
  • Invasive Plants
  • Foraging Behavior of Livestock and Wildlife
  • Wildlife Habitat Management

Honors and Awards

  • The Green Award for Leadership in Extension Sustainability Programming, Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals
  • Past President, Society for Range Management
  • Western Extension Directors’ Association Award of Excellence
  • State Visionary Leadership Award, Montana State University Extension
  • Past President, International Mountain Section-Society for Range Management
  • Past President, Range Science Education Council
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Society for Range Management and Range Science Education Council
  • Top Hand Award (Range Manager of the Year), Idaho Section-Society for Range Management
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award, College of Forestry, Wildlife and Range Sciences, University of Idaho
  • Teaching Appreciation Award, Natural Resources Student Association, University of Arizona

Recent Publications

  • Frost, R. A., J. C. Mosley, and B.L. Roeder.  2013.  Recovery and viability of sulfur cinquefoil seeds from the feces of sheep and goats.  Rangeland Ecology and Management  66:51-55.
  • Thrift, T. M., T. K. Mosley, and J. C. Mosley.  2013.  Impacts from winter-early spring elk grazing in foothills rough fescue grassland.  Western North American Naturalist  (In Press).
  • Frost, R. A., and J. C. Mosley.  2012.  Sulfur cinquefoil (Potentilla recta) response to defoliation on foothill rangeland.  Invasive Plant Science and Management  5:408-416.
  • Henderson, S. L., T. K. Mosley, J. C. Mosley, and R.W. Kott.  2012.  Spotted knapweed utilization by sequential cattle and sheep grazing.  Rangeland Ecology and Management  65:286-291.
  • Campbell, E. J., R. A. Frost, T. K. Mosley, J. C. Mosley, C. J. Lupton, C. A. Taylor, Jr., J. W. Walker, D. F. Waldron, and J. Musser.  2010.  Pharmacokinetic differences in exposure to camphor following intraruminal dosing in selectively bred lines of goats.  Journal of Animal Science  88:2620-2626.
  • Benzel, K. R., T. K. Mosley, and J. C. Mosley.  2009.  Defoliation timing effects on spotted knapweed seed production and viability.  Rangeland Ecology and Management  62:550-556.
  • Thrift, B. D., J. C. Mosley, T. K. Brewer, B. L. Roeder, B. E. Olson, and R. W. Kott.  2008.  Prescribed sheep grazing to suppress spotted knapweed on foothill rangeland.  Rangeland Ecolology and Management  61:18-25.
  • Brewer, T. K., J. C. Mosley, D. L. Lucas, and L. R. Schmidt.  2007.  Bluebunch wheatgrass response to spring defoliation on foothill rangeland.  Rangeland Ecology and Management  60:498-507.
  • Mosley, J. C., and T. K. Brewer.  2006.  Targeted livestock grazing for wildlife habitat improvement.  In:  K. L. Launchbaugh, J. W. Walker, and R. Daines (Eds.), Targeted Grazing:  A Natural Approach to Vegetation Management and Landscape Enhancement.  Centennial, CO.  American Sheep Industry Association.  p. 115-128.  [Invited book chapter].
  • Mosley, J. C., and L. Roselle.  2006.  Targeted livestock grazing to suppress invasive annual grasses.  In:  K. L. Launchbaugh, J. W. Walker, and R. Daines (Eds.), Targeted Grazing:  A Natural Approach to Vegetation Management and Landscape Enhancement.  Centennial, CO.  American Sheep Industry Association.  p. 67-76.  [Invited book chapter].
  • Torstenson, W.L.F., J. C. Mosley, T. K. Brewer, M. W. Tess, and J. E. Knight.  2006.  Elk, mule deer and cattle foraging relationships on foothill and mountain rangeland.  Rangeland Ecology and Management  59:80-87.