John R. Weirlast updated: January 2014


  • BS:Plant Science, Cameron University, 1986
  • MS:Range Science, Texas Tech University, 1990



  • NREM 4783/5783 Prescribed Fire
  • NREM 4793/5793 Advanced Prescribed Fire

Research Interests:

  • Fire Effects
  • Conducting safer prescribed burns (spot fires, fuel flammability).

Extension Activities

  • Prescribed fire education to landowners and land managers.
  • Developing and assisting with formation of prescribed fire associations.
  • Maintaining statewide fire effects research and demonstration areas.
  • Pushmataha Forest Habitat Research Area, Pushmataha Wildlife Management Area, Clayton, OK
  • Sand Shinnery Oak Fire Effects Research and Demonstration Plots, Black Ketttle National Grassland  and Packsaddle Wildlife Management Area, Cheyenne, OK.
  • Season of Burn Effects on Tallgrass Research and Demonstration Plots, OSU Research Range, Stillwater, OK
  • Season of Burn Effects on Sand Sagebrush Research and Demonstration Plots, Hal and Fern Cooper Wildlife Management Area, Ft. Supply, OK.
  • Season of Burn Effects on Post Oak-Blackjack Oak Forests Research and Demonstration Plots, OSU Research Range, Stillwater, OK.
  • Season of Burn Effects on Post Oak-Blackjack Oak Forests Research and demonstration Plots, Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Pawhuska, OK.

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Range Management
    • Member, 1986-present
    • Advisory Council Member, 2003, 2004
    • Annual Meeting Committee, 1996
    • Awards Ceremony, Chairman, Annual Meeting, 1996
    • Oklahoma Section
      • President, 2004
      • First Vice-President, 2003
      • Second Vice-President, 2002
      • Board of Directors, 1999-2001
      • Nomination Committee, Chairman, 2005, 2006
      • Excellence in Rangeland Management Committee, Chairman, 1996-1998
      • Annual Meeting Committee, 1997, 2000. 2004-Chairman, 2006
  • International Association of Wildland Fire, Member, 2001-present
  • Association for Fire Ecology, Member, 2002-present
  • Oklahoma State Firefighters Association, Member, 1999-present

Contact John R. Weir

Contact John R. Weir

NREM-Oklahoma State University
303H Ag Hall (office)
008C Ag Hall
Stillwater, Oklahoma  74078
Phone: (405) 744-4714


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Oklahoma

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