Bitterroot Subcommittee Membership

  • Chuck Mark (chairSalmon/Challis National Forest
  • Matt Anderson Bitterroot National Forest
  • Jeanne Higgins Idaho Panhandle National Forest
  • Carolyn Upton Lolo National Forest
  • Jodi Bush US Fish and Wildlife Service (Montana)
  • Evan Ohr US Fish and Wildlife Service (Idaho)
  • Linda Jackson Payette National Forest
  • Jim DeMaagd Sawtooth National Forest
  • Curt Mack Nez Perce Tribe
  • Jamie Jonkel Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • Jim Teare Idaho Fish and Game Department
  • Brett Barsalou Lemhi County Commissioners (Idaho)
  • Jeff Burrows Ravalli County Commissioners (Montana)

Information, Education & Outreach Subcommittee

  • Amy Baumer (Chair) Salmon/Challis National Forest
  • Tod McKay Bitterroot National Forest
  • Fred Weisbecker Bitter Root Backcountry Horsemen, Montana Audubon
  • Deb Gale Bitterroot National Forest
  • Erica Strayer Bitterroot National Forest
  • Jennifer Becar Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forest
  • Rebecca Mowry Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  • Dave Lockman Bitterroot National Forest


  • Hilary Cooley US Fish and Wildlife Service Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator
  • Scott Jackson U.S. Forest Service National Carnivore Program Leader 

Subcommittee Meetings

Refer to the Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting information

Meeting Summaries

Policy, Management and Research Reports

For the latest information of grizzly bear recovery, visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Grizzly Bear Recovery page.

Bitterroot Ecosystem Description