Jason Taylor

Director

Address:

790 East Beckwith Ave

Missoula, MT 59801

Background

Jason Taylor joins the Forest Service with nearly twenty years of federal and local government experience. His previous positions include:

  • SuperintendentKlondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, AK: 2019 - 2020
  • Regional Chief of Natural Resources, Alaska Regional Office, Anchorage, AK: 2016 - 2019
  • Co-Lead, Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program, CAFF, Anchorage, AK: 2016 - 2017
  • Landscape and Arctic Initiatives Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management, Anchorage, AK: 2015 - 2016
  • U.S. LeadCircumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Terrestrial Steering Group, CAFF, Anchorage, AK: 2013 - 2016
  • Chief of Natural Resource Management and Science, National Park Service, Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA: 2013 - 2015
  • Landscape Ecologist, Bureau of Land Management, National Operations Center, Denver, CO: 2010 - 2013
  • Natural Resources Supervisor/Specialist, Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office, Meeker, CO: 2008 - 2010

Education

Ph.D., Natural Resources and Environment, 2008 -- University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment

M.S., Natural Resources and Environment -- University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment

B.S., Biology, 1997 -- University of Michigan, Flint

Publications

  • Taylor, Jason & Lawler, James & Aronsson, Mora & Barry, Tom & Bjorkman, Anne & Christensen, Tom & Coulson, Stephen & Cuyler, Christine & Ehrich, Dorothee & Falk, Knud & Franke, Alastair & Fuglei, Eva & Gillespie, Mark & Heiðmarsson, Starri & Høye, Toke & Jenkins, Liza & Ravolainen, Virve & Smith, Paul & Wasowicz, Pawel & Schmidt, Niels. (2020). Arctic terrestrial biodiversity status and trends: A synopsis of science supporting the CBMP State of Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report. Ambio. 49. 10.1007/s13280-019-01303-w.
  • Christensen, Tom & Barry, Tom & Taylor, Jason & Doyle, Marlene & Aronsson, Mora & Braa, Jørund & Burns, Casey & Coon, Catherine & Coulson, Stephen & Cuyler, Christine & Falk, Knud & Heiðmarsson, Starri & Kulmala, Pauliina & Lawler, James & MacNearney, Douglas & Ravolainen, Virve & Smith, Paul & Soloviev, Mikhail & Schmidt, Niels. (2020). Developing a circumpolar programme for the monitoring of Arctic terrestrial biodiversity. Ambio. 49. 10.1007/s13280-019-01311-w.
  • Jenkins, Liza & Barry, Tom & Bosse, Karl & Currie, William & Christensen, Tom & Longan, Sara & Shuchman, Robert & Tanzer, Danielle & Taylor, Jason. (2019). Satellite-based decadal change assessments of pan-Arctic environments. Ambio. 49. 10.1007/s13280-019-01249-z.