Wayne R. Owen
Question Manager for TERRA-2
Current Position: Regional Ecologist, Fish-Wildlife-Range-Rare Plants Unit, Southern Region, USDA Forest Service, Suite 816N, 1720 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. 404.347.4083. email@example.com
Education:Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 1991 (Ecology)
B.S. Boise State University, Idaho 1986 (Biology)
Work Experience:1999-present Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region
1997-1999 Forest Ecologist/Range Program Manager, USDA Forest Service, Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs, Arkansas
1994-1999 Terrestrial Plant Ecologist, Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project, Walla Walla, Washington and Portland, Oregon
1992-1997 Forest Botanist, USDA Forest Service, Boise National Forest, Boise, Idaho
Related Experience (abridged):2000-present Editor, USDA Forest Service, National Plant Ecology Newsletter
1999-present Editor, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region Plant Ecology Newsletter
1992-1998 Adjunct Graduate Faculty, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
1992-1999 Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
1991-1992 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.
Selected Publications:Owen, W.R. in prep. Using Bayesian Belief Networks to model the impact of Forest Service Activities on Rare Terrestrial Plants. Natural Areas Journal.
Marcot, B.G., L.K. Croft, J.F. Lehmkuhl, R.H. Naney, C.G. Niwa, W.R. Owen, and R.E. Sandquist. 1998. Macroecology, Paleoecology, and Ecological Integrity of Terrestrial Species and Communities of the Interior Columbia Basin and Northern Portions of the Klamath and Great Basins. Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project: Scientific Assessment. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, GTR-410 (pp131).
Croft, L.K., W.R. Owen, and J.S. Shelly. 1997. Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project Analysis of Vascular Plants. USDI, ICBEMP (pp394).
Owen, W., and A. Collins. 1997. Poisonous Plants of Central Idaho. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region. (pp12).
Owen, W.R. 1996. Key to the Genus Vaccinium in Idaho based on Vegetative Characteristics. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region (pp9).
Owen, W.R. 1995. Growth and Reproduction in an Alpine Cushion Plant: Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus. Great Basin Naturalist 55(2):117-123.
Owen, W.R., J.T. Hoffman, J.F. Hennen, and L.C. Smithman. 1994. The Occurrence of Uromyces punctatus on Astragalus mulfordae, a Rare Vascular Plant from Western Idaho and Eastern Oregon. Plant Disease 78(12):1217.
Owen W. R. 1993. Host Plant Preferences of Acanthoscelides aureolus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 69(1):41-50.
Owen, W.R., and R. Rosentreter. 1992. Monitoring Rare Perennial Plants: Techniques for demographic studies. Natural Areas Journal. 12(1):32-38.
Owen, W.R. 1991. New host for Acanthoscelides aureolus Horn (Coleoptera:Bruchidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 67(1):73-74.