US Forest Service - Perry Edwards - to Present at Chamber Luncheon
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Perry Edwards - District Ranger
What’s going on and what is planned for The Sitka Ranger District.
Perry Edwards became the District Ranger for Sitka in June 2014. He has been with the Forest Service since 1989, when he volunteered to do fisheries restoration work on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska while in college. He has worked in Idaho, Oregon, and northern California. Previous positions in Sitka include Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist then District Ecosystems Staff leading watershed, fisheries, wildlife, timber, silviculture, subsistence and botany/invasives. Perry has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University circa 1990.
When not at work, Perry is often involved in community activities in Sitka. He has been on the board of Raven Radio, Sitka’s community radio station, since 2008. Other activities include hiking, fishing, hunting, whale watching and photography. He also dresses like Gifford Pinchot in traditional Forest Service attire for Independence Day and Alaska Day parades every year.
Build Your Own Burger With All Your Favorite Toppings, Salad Bar