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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Todd M. Wilson

Todd M. Wilson, Ph.D.

Wildlife Biologist
3200 SW Jefferson Way
United States

Phone: 541-750-7288
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Current Research

*Effects of forest management activities on spotted owl prey

*Ecology of flying squirrels, woodrats, and bats

*Effects of forest, riparian, and grassland management activities on small mammals, arboreal rodents, and terrestrial amphibians

*Monitoring long-term ecological change using Research Natural Areas

Research Interests

Study of forest-vertebrate interactions

Why This Research is Important

Understanding the ecological effects of forest management activities can help lead to improved management strategies that ensure the health, resiliency, and long-term sustainability of forests and grasslands important to humans and forest-dwelling organisms.


  • Union Institute & University, Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies--Forest Ecology and Management 2010
  • The Evergreen State College, Masters Environmental Studies 1999
  • Washington State University, Bachelors Wildlife Biology 1988

Professional Experience

  • WildlifeBiologist, USFS PNW Research Station
    1991 - Current
    26 years (1) examining the effects of new and traditional forest management activities on plants and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest, and (2) studying the ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, including spotted owl prey

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Last updated on : 11/10/2020