Member Spotlight – Summer Peterman
Education: B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University
Present Position: PacifiCorp Wildlife Biologist
Former Positions: Weyerhaeuser Wildlife Biologist, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Experimental Biology Aid Salmonid Spawning Surveys; Turnstone Environmental Consultants Field Coordinator Marbled Murrelet Surveys; Oregon State University – Fish and Wildlife Department Fisheries Technician Steelhead Behavior Research; Oregon State University – Hatfield Marine Science Center Field Assistant Oyster Habitat Research; Oregon State University – United States Geological Survey (USGS) Laboratory Biological Technician Black Oyster Catcher Nesting Behavior Tracking.
TWS Involvement: Member of the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society since 2010. I presented at the 2015 annual meeting and have volunteered at several meeting since 2006.
Interests: My professional interests include using sound scientific research to sustainably manage (monitor) fish and wildlife populations within a healthy and productive forest system. My personal interests include mountain biking, trail building, backpacking, hiking, and bird watching.