Brian Heeringa is a Wildlife Biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and Northern Research Station Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies. He holds a B.S. in Wildlife Management and Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Brian has worked for the Forest Service since 2002 and started the Chequamegon-Nicolet’s bat program in 2005. Brian serves as a member of the Forest Service Eastern Region Acoustic Centers of Excellence, which coordinates and provides technical expertise for equipment and analysis software to National Forests conducting acoustic monitoring. Brian is currently working on several projects that are focused on habitat use and roost tree selection by northern long-eared bats and a multi-scale landscape study looking into the secondary effects of white-nose syndrome in bats of the Upper Midwest using both acoustic and genetic techniques. Brian is a member of the National and State (WI) Chapters of The Wildlife Society, the Chequamegon Audubon Society, and a member of the Midwest Bat Working Group since 2009.
U.S. Forest Service
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
113 East Bayfield St (P.O. Box 578)
Washburn, WI 54891
Office: (715) 373-2667 x5234