Walter Joe Hughes

Joe joined FCG in April 2024. He is a native Texan with a background in Range Science and Land Reclamation and Remediation. Joe received his Bachelor of Science degree in Range Science from Texas A&M University and received his Master of Education degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Texas at Austin.

 Joe served as a Rangeland Management Specialist with the Natural Resource Conservation Service and as a Range Technician with the Bureau of Land Management.  Joe has extensive experience in the development of resource management and conservation plans, inventory and utilization monitoring for analyzing ranch resources and the planning and designing of prescribed grazing management plans for ranchers and landowners.

Joe enjoys traveling, sporting events, fishing, wildlife photography and coaching youth sports.   Joe is passionate about conservation and ethical land stewardship providing resources to landowners that improve the management and preservation of diverse ecosystems and rangeland.