USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station

Pacific Southwest
Research Station

800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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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
Conservation of Biodiversity Program Bret Harvey - Program Manager (Acting)
Biodiversity Protection and Management  
Fish and Aquatic Ecology  
Ecosystem Function and Health Program Chrissy Howell - Program Manager
Invasives and Threats  
Resource Restoration, Management and Use  
Water, Air, and Soil  
Fire and Fuels David Weise - Program Manager (Acting)
Environmental Fire Science  
Physical Fire Science  
Urban Ecosystems & Social Dynamics Program David Weise - Program Manager (Acting)
Social & Environmental Change  
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Susan Cordell - Institute Director