Member Spotlight: Andrea Karoglanian
Education: B.S. Zoology, University of Florida
Present Position: Wildlife Biologist, The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs of Oregon, 2012-present. I work on the Warm Springs Reservation in eastern Oregon as well as a 36,000-acre wildlife conservation area owned and managed by the Tribes. My duties include conducting wildlife surveys, planning and implementing wildlife habitat restoration projects, environmental compliance analysis, and managing Tribal hunting.
Former Positions: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Biological Science Technician 2011, Pasco, WA; Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers Watershed Council, Biologist 2010, Roseburg, OR; Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Experimental Biology Aide 2006-2009, Roseburg, OR; Bureau of Land Management, Wildlife Technician 2006-2010, Roseburg, OR.
TWS Involvement: Member since 2012. I am enthusiastic about becoming more involved with the Oregon chapter offering a point of view regarding Tribal wildlife concerns as well as an eastern Oregon ecological perspective.
Interests: Professional interests include a career providing long-term sustainability of healthy wildlife populations. I have worked with many species of wildlife throughout my career including raptors, songbirds, fish, amphibians, deer, elk, bighorn sheep, and mountain goats. Recently my passion has revolved around habitat protection and restoration. Personal interests include camping, hiking, backpacking, cross-country skiing, birding, and any other outdoor activity taking advantage of the beautiful Oregon weather with family and friends.