Anna is the Regional Habitat Manager for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Pocatello. She is a graduate of both Michigan State and Washington State Universities, and has over 20 years of wildlife resource management experience in Idaho. Anna has worked in the Priest Lake, Kamiah, St. Anthony, Salmon and Hells Canyon areas, and has also spent time working in Washington state and Louisiana.
The majority of Anna’s experience has been in habitat management and restoration, working primarily on sagebrush steppe rangelands and big game winter ranges. She also serves as a mentor for students and young professionals in natural resource management, helping them define and achieve their career goals.
Anna and her husband both avidly participate in outdoor activities, and can often be found hunting, hiking, and fishing.
David is the Terrestrial Wildlife Biologist for BLM’s Pocatello Field Office. David served in the US Army, 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment from 2003-2008 with numerous deployments to both theaters – Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2009 to 2012 he attended Southern Utah University and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in zoology/wildlife biology.
In 2013, he was hired by BLM as Wild Horse and Burro Specialist in Tonopah, Nevada. In 2014, he assumed the Wildlife Biologist position in Tonopah. In January of 2016, he was hired as the BLM Pocatello Field Office terrestrial wildlife biologist.
David is passionate about the outdoors, equine, and the future of our public resources.
Lisa is a Fish and Wildlife Biologist for the US Fish and Wildlife Service and is based in the Chubbuck Filed Office.
Lisa received her B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry from Georgia State University and an M.S. in Biology from Georgia Southern University where she studied freshwater wetland birds and mapped their habitat on Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Lisa has worked in variety of wildlife research and management capacities including banding Piping Plovers in South Dakota, banding and radio tracking a non-migratory sandhill crane population at the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, banding albatross and restoring habitat on Laysan Island , Hawaii in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, researching insect herbivory on longleaf pine understory plants as part of the Corridor Project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina, assisting with prescribed fire in the panhandle at the St Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve in Florida, surveying for the invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle for APHIS-PPQ, and invasive species management at Big Muddy National Wildlife Refuge along the Missouri River in Columbia, Missouri. Lisa brings a diverse background of experience to the Habitat Improvement Team.
Lynn Van Every
Lynn is the Regional Water Quality Manager in the Pocatello Regional Office of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. He is a native of southern Idaho, having been born and raised in Rupert. He holds a Master’s degree in Zoology with an emphasis in invertebrate biology from Idaho State University (1990) and has spent the last 27 years working in the public and environmental health fields.
Lynn is married to Sherry and has raised three children in Pocatello and across the Idaho landscape. If not riding a bicycle, skiing in the backcountry or exploring Idaho’s waterways, he is still chasing kids in whatever activities they are involved in.
Rob has served in the U.S. Forest Service for the past 25 years in 3 different states on 3 different Forests and the Intermountain Regional Office in Ogden, Utah. He has served in a variety of positions including Rangeland Management Specialist, Natural Resource Staff, District Ranger, and is currently the Ecosystems Branch Chief for the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He has also represented the Forest Service on Statewide sage-grouse planning committees for the past 12 years and served on the Planning and Implementation Teams for the Forest Service Sage-grouse Plan Amendments from 2012 to present.