MEET SOME OF YOUR CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS:
Bill Vogel – Chair: I am a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. I work for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Office in Lacey, WA, and am a member of our Westside Forest Team. I work on a variety of projects in the forested environment, including handling ESA issues for Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest.
Melissa Starking – Secretary/Treasurer: I am a Quantitative Ecologist and Wildlife Biologist working as a Dual PhD Candidate at Michigan State University in the Applied Forest and Wildlife Ecology Lab. My research focuses on wildlife responses to forest management. In addition, I work as a project facilitator and data analyst on regional and state conservation projects in the Northeast and Midwest.
Andrew Crosby – Board Member: I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta, working as a Quantitative Wildlife Ecologist with the Boreal Avian Modeling project. My research focuses on understanding how forest management systems affect bird habitat, and on modeling and predicting these effects on future populations.
Angie Larsen-Gray – Board Member: I am a Forest Wildlife Ecologist for the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI). I manage wildlife research projects within private, working forests throughout the eastern US and provide technical assistance to our Member Companies. I am based in Blacksburg, VA.
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- Board Meeting Notes
2017 membership survey and other news
The Forestry and Wildlife Working Group Executive Board completed a survey of its members in 2017 in an effort to learn more about the composition of the membership, motivations to be a part of the FWWG, and members’ views on the FWWG’s priorities. View a summary of the survey results here.
The February 2017 issue of The Forestry Source is a special edition on Managing Wildlife and Forests. It features interviews with TWS President Bruce Thompson, President-Elect John McDonald Jr, and our previous FWWG Chair, Greg Corace.
Become a member
Membership is available to all current TWS members. You may join our Working Group by logging in to your TWS account.