Brent Haglund

Brent Haglund chairs the Sand County Foundation's Science Advisory Committee, after providing 32 years of staff leadership to the environmental nonprofit. He earned a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Georgia, where he studied with Eugene Odum and Frank Golley. His research interests have been in ecosystem-level effects of weather modification, fire management, and wildlife populations. 
Haglund has served as an ecological consultant to the Wisconsin Legislative Council on non-point water pollution. He is a member of the Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission and a private-sector conservation advisor to the Cabinet of Premier Nick Greiner, New South Wales, Australia. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute. 
With Thomas Still, he co-authored Hands-On Environmentalism for Encounter Books in 2005.

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