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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:

Get Wild!

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 "Get Wild!", "Making Tracks" 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


2014 Natural Resource Award Winners!

Time to toot the horn of your colleagues! Send the winners a 'high-5' email. All the information can be found on our WFWARP award page. Awards presented in 2015.

Awards - Congratulations Winners!

Making Tracks/Wild Turkey - The National Making Tracks With the Forest Service Award

  • HABITAT MANAGEMENT PROJECT AWARD recipient is The Pinaleño Ecosystem Restoration Project Award on Coronado National Forest.

  • HABITAT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AWARD recipient is Wayne National Forest in Ohio.

  • CONSERVATION EDUCATION AWARD recipient is Chattohoochee-Oconee National Forest in Georgia.

  • PARTNERSHIP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD recipient is The Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee.

FS-BLM Conservation Awards

  • 2014 Forest Service/Bureau of Land Management “Joint Conservation Partner”: Wildlife Forever
  • 2014 Forest Service/Bureau of Land Management “Joint Conservation Project”: Upper Wind river/Dubois Wildlife Habitat Conservation Cooperative Initiative in Wyoming.

Lloyd W. Swift Sr. Award

  • 2014 Lloyd Swift Senior Award recipient is Melanie Woolever (retired), Wildlife Program Leader/National Bighorn Sheep (Full Curl) Program Leader, Rocky Mountain Region.

Jack Adams Award

  • 2014 Jack Adams Award recipient is Mary Maj, District Ranger/Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest-Cle Elum Ranger District.


Forest Service/Mule Deer Foundation Award

  • 2014 FS/Mule Deer Foundation Award recipient is Zone Wildlife Biologist Curtis Keetch on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests in Colorado.

Forest Service/Elk Country - RMEF Award: Discontinued by RMEF due to a lack of nominees submitted by the FS. Historical award winners are listed at the Award page, AwardsArchiveWFWARP.docx

National and Regional Contacts:

Tammy Fletcher
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Northern Region
Federal Building
P.O. Box 7669
Missoula, MT 59807
Phone: 406-329-3086

Rick Truex
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Region
740 Simms Street
Golden, CO 80401
RO Phone: 303-275-5022
SO Phone: 308-432-0314

Brian Dykstra
Wildlife Program Leader

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

John Shivik
Wildlife Program Leader

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

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: 503-808-2901

Micah G. Thorning
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Southeastern Region
1720 Peachtree Road, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-347-4085

Leakhena Au
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Eastern Region
626 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 800
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-297-3612

Cheryl Carrothers
Wildlife Program Leader

USDA-Forest Service
Alaska Region
Federal Building
P.O. Box 21628
Juneau, AK 99802-1628
Phone: 907-586-7905

Brian Logan
National Wildlife Program Leader

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

Phone: 703-236-0727

Ana Egnew - ACTING
Assistant - National Wildlife Program Leader
(July - October)

USDA-Forest Service
WFW staff
1400 Independence Ave., SW,
Mail Stop -1121
Washington, DC 20250-1121

Phone: 202-205-0815


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

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Downloadable Publications:

Wildlife Publications

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


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