Grant V Hilderbrand, Ph.D.

Large mammal ecology, nutritional ecology, wildlife harvest management, wildlife capture and handling, nutrient flow between ecosystems

Biography

Education

Ph.D.     1998         Washington State University, Pullman WA           Zoology
M.S.       1995         Washington State University, Pullman WA           Zoology
B.S.        1993         South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD     Zoology

Professional Experience

2015 - Present       Associate Center Director for Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2010 - 2015           Regional Wildlife Biologist, National Park Service, Alaska Region
2004 - 2009           Regional Supervisor, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation
1998 - 2004           Research Wildlife Biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

President, Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society 2014-2016
2016 Conference co-chair - International Conference on Bear Research and Management

Honors and/or Awards

  • 2013 NPS Director's Award for Natural Resource Stewardship
  • 2014 NPS Alaska Region Award for Natural Resource Stewardship
  • 2009 Alaska Department of Fish and Game Director's Award for Meritorious Service
  • 2008 Fellow, National Conservation Leadership Institute