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Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants

Wildlife Program Leader:
Brian Logan

Regional Program Leaders:
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Online List (below)

Program Initiatives:

Wildlife News: Some new - Some Classic

Related Topic Areas:

Threatened, Endangered & Sensitive Species Program (TES)

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'Wildlife' includes the National Wildlife Program and the National Wildlife Ecology Unit.

Photograph: Green tree frog sitting on tree leaf in the sun.  Taken by Bill Supulski, USDA Forest ServiceThe National Wildlife Program assists field biologists in attaining the Chief's wildlife priorities and manage wildlife habitat resources from a healthy ecosystem perspective.

Program Initiatives include Full Curl, Making Tracks, Dancers in the Forest and Elk Country. See the complete listing on the left. Initiatives are special topics to which we give added emphasis through projects, events, literature and funding. The intent of our varied Initiatives is to help us and our partners move forward to accomplish specific management goals for certain key issues.



Photo: Bill Supulski, USDA Forest Service

2021 Award Call for Nominations!

Award Information

Check out this year's Award Winners!

Note: The award winners are recognized at various events in winter and spring.

Each year the USDA Forest Service recognizes outstanding individual and group achievements by natural resource professionals in the Forest Service, as well as significant partner contributions to wildlife, fish and native plant conservation. We are pleased to announce the following recipients!


National and Regional Contacts:

Tammy Fletcher
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Northern Region
26 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Phone: 406-329-3086

Melissa Dressen
Wildlife Program Leader - ACTING

USDA-Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Region
740 Simms Street
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 970-870-2146

Leslie Hay
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Southwestern Region
333 Broadway Blvd., SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-842-3268

John Shivik
Rema Sadak
co-Wildlife Program Leaders

Intermountain Region
Bio-Physical Resources
324 25th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone Numbers:
Shivik: 801-625-5667
Sadak: 801-625-5189

Greg Schroer
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Region
1323 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
Phone: 707-562-8930

Josh Chapman
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Pacific Northwest Region
1220 SW 3rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-3440
Phone: 541-278-3814

Micah G. Thorning
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Southeastern Region
1720 Peachtree Road, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone Numbers:
Croy: 540-265-5136
Throning: 404-347-4085

Tracy Grazia
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Eastern Region
626 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 700
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-297-3612

R. Brand Phillips
Wildlife & TES Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Alaska Region
Federal Building
709 West 9th Street
P.O. Box 21628
Juneau, AK 99802-1628
Phone: 907-295-6632

Brian Logan
National Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
BPR staff
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Mail Stop 1121
Washington, D.C.

Phone: 703-236-0727


Wildlife News:



Success Stories

Wild Sheep

  • Recommendations for Domestic Sheep and Goat Management in Wild Sheep Habitat;
    Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) - Wild Sheep Working Group

Web Links:

Downloadable Publications:

Wildlife Publications

Wildlife on Your National Forests
(2005) PDF 498 KB (Brochure)


Disclaimers | Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) | Privacy Notice

Biological and Physical Resources (BPR)
Washington, D.C. Office
Author: Shelly Witt, National Continuing Education Coordinator, BPR staff
Phone: 435-881-4203
Publish Date: 8/21/21
Expires: none

Photo Credits

USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 96090
Washington, D.C. 20090-6090
(202) 205-8333