Doug Inkley

Doug Inkley

Senior Wildlife Biologist
Headquarters - Reston, VA

Doug Inkley is a certified wildlife biologist with expertise in ecology and wildlife management, and is the National Wildlife Federation's Senior Scientist.

Inkley has worked on a broad diversity of wildlife issues including endangered species conservation, state wildlife funding, national wildlife refuge legislation, waterfowl conservation and wetlands conservation.

Frequently working with the media and as a public speaker, his current focus is on the impacts of global climate change on fish and wildlife resources. Inkley served as Chair of The Wildlife Society’s Global Climate Change and Wildlife Technical Review Committee and was the lead author of the 2004 report Global Climate Change and Wildlife in North America published by The Wildlife Society. He received the 2005 Conservation Education Award from The Wildlife Society as the lead author of this report. He received the 2007 Communications Award from Ducks Unlimited for work on publicizing climate change impacts on wildlife.

Inkley studied wildlife ecology throughout his academic career, with degrees in zoology and physiology (Ph.D.-University of Wyoming), natural resources planning (M.S.-University of Vermont) and wildlife management (B.S.-Michigan State University).

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