Journal Staff


Editor: Eric Menges
emenges@naturalareas.org

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
sgillihan@naturalareas.org

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
Holly Bernardo - USGS / Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, St. Paul, MN
Young D. Choi- Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN
Joshua G. Cohen- Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Lansing, MI

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

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

 James Farmer- Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
 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- Department of Parks & Recreation, Denver, CO
 Betsy Miller Vixie- City of San Diego, San Diego, CA 

Entomology
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

Ornithology
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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