Rainer Austin Nichols

Rainer Austin Nichols


  • Training Coordinator/Instructor

Contact Information

Office: 662-325-0039


Year Publications

Resop, L., Demarais, S., Strickland, B. K., Iglay, R. B., Nichols, R., Lashley, M. A. 2023. Plant species-specific responses and community associations with fire season. Forest Ecology and Management 529(120724).


Nichols, R., Demarais, S., Strickland, B. K., Lashley, M. A. 2021. Alter fire timing to recouple forage nutrients with herbivore nutrient demands. Forest Ecology and Management 500(119646).


Extension Publications

Year Publications

Awards & Honors

  • Certified Associate Wildlife Biologist
    The Wildlife Society
  • 2nd Place Student Poster Award at 43rd Southeastern Deer Study Group Meeting 2020
    National Deer Association
  • 2nd Place Student Presenter Award at 42nd Southeastern Deer Study Group Meeting 2019
    National Deer Association
  • MSU Phi Kappa Phi Award for Highest GPA
    Mississippi State Univeristy
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate
    Mississippi State University
  • Senior Academic Award
    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture

Society Memberships

  • Fur Takers of America
  • International Hunter Education Association
  • Mississippi Trappers Association
  • Mississippi Wildlife Society
  • National Deer Association
  • National Trappers Association
  • The Wildlife Society