Mary Rowland, a research wildlife biologist based at the La Grande Forestry and Range Sciences Laboratory, was awarded the “David B. Marshall Award” by the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society for lifetime achievements and contributions to wildlife research and management. The award is among the most prestigious in the wildlife profession.
Rowland, who has been a member of The Wildlife Society for 38 years—including the last 28 as a member of the Oregon Chapter—has a distinguished career that includes a diverse mix of sustained research accomplishments and management applications of regional and national benefit. Her research has explored topics including native bee responses to restoration and grazing, elk responses to recreation, greater sage-grouse habitat requirements, and the effects of hunting on female mule deer and elk. Rowland is based at the station’s La Grande Forestry and Range Sciences Laboratory in Oregon, where she serves as senior science leader or senior collaborator on more than 20 research projects across Oregon and the western United States.
Learn more about Rowland's research at https://www.fs.fed.us/research/people/profile.php?alias=mrowland.