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Gregg Servheen



Retired Wildlife Biologist and Natural Resource Manager


I spent a 34 year career with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. My positions included research biologist, regional wildlife biologist, special projects leaders, environmental staff biologist, and wildlife program coordinator.

I bring a variety of experience, knowledge, and connections related to wildlife and natural resource management. I have expertise in research, data analysis, geospatial decision support systems, developing and implementing collaborative efforts, and natural resource management at the scientific, management, policy, and legislative levels.

Background and Interest in Community Resilience

In my role on the HCRI Board, I intend to bring knowledge and perspectives on creating change at every and any level – local, regional, institutional, national, and global.

My focus is to make wildlife and natural resource management more inclusive, holistic, and collaborative as we confront climate change, challenge growth for its own sake, and promote sustainability.


HCRI Advisory Board Member

I am also an advisory board member for the HCRI Grant proposal: SCC-PG-Modeling resilience through a community lens: Discovering data, creating tools, and connecting people who make resilience possible.

Relevant Projects

I am currently Vice President of the Henry’s Fork Wildlife Alliance and on the Board of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation. I am past President of the Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society, past Board Member of the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts, and past member of the Idaho Rangeland Resources Center Advisory Council.


Scott F. Collins, C.V. Baxter, A.M. Marcarelli, L. Felicetti, S. Florin, M.S. Wipfli, and G. Servheen. 2020. Reverberating effects of resource exchanges in stream-riparian food webs. Oecologia 192(1), 179-189.

Moore, V, G. Servheen, V. Runnoe, M. Beucler. 2013. Meeting Public Trust Responsibilities for All Species: The Idaho Wildlife Summit. In the Transactions of the 78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, Arlington, VA

Inghram, B., G. Servheen, and G. Burak. 2009. Idaho Statewide Wildlife / Transportation Database. Pp 367-378 in Proceedings: International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Duluth, MN

Beucler, M. and G. Servheen. 2008. The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Affirming the Role, Strength, and Relevance of Hunting in the 21st Century, Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Reflections from a Non-hunter. In Transactions of the 73rd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Svancara, L.K., G. Servheen, W. Melquist, D. Davis, and J.M. Scott. 2004. Habitat restoration across large areas: evaluating its effect on wildlife in the Clearwater basin, Idaho. Western Journal of Forestry Applications, 19:123-132.

Lehmkuhl, J.F., Kie, J., Bender, L., Servheen, G., and Nyberg, H. 2001. Effects of ecosystem management alternatives on elk, mule deer, and white-tailed deer in the Interior Columbia River Basin, U.S.A., J. of Forest Ecology and Management 153:89-104

Servheen, G., S. Blair, D. Davis, M. Gratson, K. Leidenfrost, B. Stotts, J. White, and J. Bell. 1997. Interagency Guidelines for managing elk habitats and populations on USFS lands in Central Idaho. U.S.D.A. Forest Service and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 62 pp.

Groves, C., T. Fredrick, G. Fredrick, E. Atkinson, M. Atkinson, J. Shepard, and G. Servheen. 1997. Density, distribution, and habitat of flammulated owls in Idaho. Great Basin Nat. 57: 116-123.

Servheen, G., T. Cochnauer, J. Adams, B. Stotts, W. McLaughlin, and N. Sanyal. 1996. Development and implementation of an integrated process for improved fish and wildlife management. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 24:667-672

Blair, S. and G. Servheen. 1995. A species conservation assessment and strategy for the white-headed woodpecker. U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Region 1, Missoula, Montana. 49pp.

Compton, B. B., P. Zager, and G. Servheen. 1995. Survival and cause-specific mortality of woodland caribou. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 23:490-496.

Warren, C.D., J.M. Peek, G.L. Servheen, and P. Zager. 1995. Habitat use and movements of two ecotypes of translocated caribou in Idaho and British Columbia. Conservation Biology 10:547-553.

Servheen, G. and M.D. Scott. 1989. Selkirk Mountain caribou habitat selection. in R. Page ed. A Workshop of caribou research and management in British Columbia Kamloops, B.C. 1985. British Columbia Forest Service, Victoria, B.C.

Servheen, G. and L.J. Lyon 1989. Habitat selection of Selkirk Mountain caribou. J. Wildl. Manage. 53:230-237.