Reagan named National Wildlife Refuge project leader
by MBJ Staff
Published: May 20,2012
Dr. Steve Reagan is the new project leader for both the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge near Starkville and the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge in Gilbertown, Ala. Reagan worked with the National Wildlife Refuge System during his entire 12-year career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For the past three years, as a deputy area supervisor in the Service’s Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, he helped lead more than 250 staff members on 39 national wildlife refuges in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
Prior to his leadership position in Atlanta, Reagan worked as the deputy project leader for White River National Wildlife Refuge in St. Charles, Ark.; acting refuge manager of the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana; supervisory biologist for the Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex; and, refuge operations specialist at Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana, where he started his Service career in 2000.
Originally from Massachusetts, Reagan also has worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Forest Service, and the U.S. Park Service.
His wife, Janet Ertel, also is a Fish and Wildlife Service biologist.
In his spare time, Reagan enjoys wood-working, hiking, hunting, fishing, and doing home improvement projects.
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