US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Scientists in the Classroom mentor program

Brenda E. Strohmeyer

Supervisory Biological Science Technician
2500 South Pine Knoll Drive
United States

Phone: 928-556-2185
Fax: 928-556-2130
Contact Brenda E. Strohmeyer

Current Research

  • Flagstaff Festival of Science
  • Camp Colton
  • Station Conservation Education Council
  • In School Programs and Educational Kits
  • County Fair
  • Every Kid Outdoors
  • Scientist in the Classroom, Middle School Mentors
  • Flagstaff Community STEM
  • RMRS - CE representative for national CE coordinators network.

Research Interests

Supervising and assisting with on going field research studies for the Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems Program.  Conservation Education and Outreach to the community, and to school groups

Past Research

Ganey, J.L., W.M. Block, and B.E. Strohmeyer. In prep. Home range and habitat use of Mexican spotted owls in two landscapes, Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico.Block, W., B. Strohmeyer, J. Dwyer, K. Covert, and L. Doll. 2003. Fire effects on ponderosa pine birds in the American Southwest: are they going up in smoke?

Why This Research is Important

Conservation Education plays an important role in Forest Service Research. The individuals within a community need to know who we are and what we do and also the importance of why we do the research we conduct. This is the basis of our funding and our ability to do the science


  • Northern Arizona University, B.S. Biology emphasis in Fish and Wildlife Management 1992

Professional Organizations

  • Flagstaff Festival of Science, Board Secretary (1999 - 2019)
    I have been involved with the Flagstaff Festival of Science since 1996 and an active member of this non profit organization for over 15 years. The Festival is a 10 day free science event for the community of Northern Arizona and has been a huge success for over 25 years. The festival brings science based knowledge and awareness to thousands of individuals each year. Numerous science focused organizations participate to help educate and heighten the enthusiasm for science.

Awards & Recognition

  • Doug Morrison Award, 2014
    For exceptional service and dedication to science and outdoor education.
  • Outstanding Support, 2013
    Awarded the RMRS Outstanding Support award.
  • Gifford Pinchot Excellence in Interpretation, 2006
    Awarded the RMRS - Forest Service - Interpreter and Conservation Educator of the year award.

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Last updated on : 07/01/2020