USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station


Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

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Research Programs

Research at PSW is conducted by teams organized into four program areas: Conservation of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Function and Health, Fire and Fuels, and Urban Ecosystems & Social Dynamics.

Program / Team Program Manager / Team Leader
Conservation of Biodiversity Program Patricia Manley - Program Manager
Biodiversity Protection and Management M. Tracy Johnson
Fish and Aquatic Ecology Bret Harvey
Wildlife C. John Ralph
Ecosystem Function and Health Program Rick Bottoms - Acting Program Manager
Invasives and Threats Chris Fettig
Resource Restoration, Management and Use Haiganoush Preisler
Water, Air, and Soil Matt Busse
Fire and Fuels Deborah Chavez - Acting Program Manager
Environmental Fire Science Jan Beyers
Physical Fire Science David Weise
Urban Ecosystems & Social Dynamics Program Deborah Chavez - Program Manager
Social & Environmental Change Patricia Winter
Urban Ecosystems & Processes Greg McPherson
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Ricardo D. Lopez - Institute Director
Last Modified: Mar 28, 2013 02:52:45 PM