US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Natural Resources Specialist

Suzanne M. Owen

Natural Resources Specialist
620 SW Main, Suite 502
United States

Phone: 503-808-2052
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Past Research

  • Disturbance and land management effects on ecosystem processes
  • Native and exotic plant, and microbial response to wildfires and fuel treatments
  • Spatial patterns of post-fire regeneration

Pre Forest Service

Neal, S.M. (2007) Tree thinning treatments alter soil properties, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant communities. M.S. Thesis, Northern Arizona University.

Christie, Kyle; Currie, Michael; Davis, Laura Smith; Hill, Mar-Elise; Neal, Suzanne; Ayers, Tina. 2006. Vascular Plants of Arizona: Rhamnaceae. CANOTIA. 2(1): 23-46.


  • Northern Arizona University, Ph.D. Forest Science 2019
  • Northern Arizona University, M.S. Biology 2007
  • Northern Arizona University, B.S. Botany and Chemistry 2004

Professional Experience

  • Natural Resources Specialist, USDA Pacific Northwest Research Station
    2019 - Current
  • Chemist, USDA Rocky Mountain Research Station
    2010 - Current
  • Research Specialist, Northern Arizona University
    2007 - 2010
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Northern Arizona University
    2004 - 2007
  • Biological Science Technician, USDA Rocky Mountain Research Station
    2002 - 2005

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Citations of non US Forest Service Publications

Research Highlights


Spatial patterns of ponderosa pine regeneration in high-severity burn patches

Over the past three decades, wildfires in Southwestern United States ponderosa pine forests have increased in size and severity, leaving large p ...


Last updated on : 10/26/2020