Journal Staff

Editor: Eric Menges

Eric Menges received a PhD in Botany from the University of Wisconsin in 1983. Since 1988, he has worked at Archbold Biological Station in Florida, focusing on fire ecology, rare plant biology, population viability, reintroductions, restoration and effects of land management. He has published over 150 scientific papers and advised more than 130 interns and students.

Managing Editor: Scott Gillihan

Scott Gillihan has a BS in Wildlife Biology and an MA in Zoology. His many years of work as a biologist took him from grasslands to alpine tundra, with particular emphasis on forested ecosystems. His parallel interest in communications led to his current work as a copyeditor, managing editor and editor-in-chief of scientific and popular publications.

Associate EditorsAnchor

New Associate Editors are always needed and welcome for providing reviews and obtaining reviews of manuscripts published in the Journal. If you are interested in serving on the NAJ Editorial Board as a subject matter expert for any of the below or other topics, please contact the Editor, Eric Menges.

Plant Ecology

Young D. Choi- Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN
Joshua G. Cohen- Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Lansing, MI
Katherine Stuble - Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, OH

Animal Ecology

Nick Van Lanen- Bird Conservatory of the Rockies, Fort Collins, CO

John G. Bruggink- Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

Gary S. Casper- University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Field Station, Saukville, WI

Nathan DeJager- USGS-Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center  


Endangered and Rare Plants/Restoration

Donatella Cogoni- Cagliari University, Sardinia, Italy
Brenda Molano- Flores Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign
Noel Pavlovic- Great Lakes Science Center, Porter, IN

Conservation Planning and Policy

 David J. Brunckhorst- University of New England, Armidale, Australia
 Dominick DellaSala- Geos Institute, Ashland, OR
 Bryan Rupar- Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Little Rock, AR
 John Vickery- Denver, CO
 Betsy Miller Vixie- City of San Diego, San Diego, CA 


Vicki Wojcik- Pollinator Partnership, San Francisco, CA

Fire Ecology

Hugh Safford- USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Vallejo, CA

Paula Fornwalt- USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO

Invasive Species

Matt Bahm- Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis, OR
Chris Evans- University of Illinois, Simpson, IL
Mike Jenkins- Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Jill Swearingen- Consultant, Invasive Species Specialist
Victoria Nuzzo- Natural Area Consultants, Richford, NY


Nick Van Lanen- Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Fort Collins, CO

Restoration and Wetlands

Ingrid Morken- WRA Environmental Consultants, San Rafael, CA

Book Reviews

Scott Rush- Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University, MS

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