Deputy forest chief named

A former Bureau of Land Management natural resource adviser has joined the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest as deputy forest supervisor.

Jennifer Eberlien's appointment was announced today.

She previously served as natural resource adviser to the Bureau of Land Management's state director for Oregon and Washington.

Originally from Eau Claire, Wisc., Eberlien has a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and a master's from Northern Arizona University. She began her Forest Service career as a seasonal archeological technician on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin in 1992. After stints as an archeologist on the Lolo and Wasatch-Cache National Forests from 1998-2004, she served as the national recreation fee program coordinator in Washington, D.C., with the task of implementing the Recreation Enhancement Act. In 2007 she took a position with the Bureau of Land Management as the national interagency Service First coordinator for the BLM and Forest Service.

— Staff reports

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