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Gregory Aplet

Senior Science Director, The Wilderness Society

Gregory H. Aplet is Senior Science Director in The Wilderness Society’s Denver office. He received a B.S. in Forestry (1981) and an M.S. in Wildland Resource Science (1983) from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Forest Ecology (1987) from Colorado State University. Since arriving at TWS in 1991, Greg has contributed to a variety of Wilderness Society priorities, including the conservation of Pacific Northwest forest ecosystems, biodiversity conservation in the Southern Appalachians, planning for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, restoration of ecosystem health in fire-prone western forests, and climate change adaptation. He is the author of numerous publications on the effects of disturbances on Rocky Mountain and Hawaiian forests, the ecology of biological invasions, the conservation of biological diversity, and wildland fire and wilderness management.