Meet our forest wildlife staff
Forest Wildlife Program Manager
Dr. Paul Shelton is the Forest Wildlife Program Manager and oversees white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, and squirrel management and hunting programs. He is also responsible for conducting statewide research on turkeys and white-tailed deer, including research on Chronic Wasting Disease.
White-Tailed Deer Project Manager
Urban White-Tailed Deer Project Manager
Forest Wildlife Population Project Manager
Forest Wildlife Biometrician
Pat McDonald is responsible for managing, updating, and analyzing the Division's scientific information systems, primarily regarding population data, CWD data, and other biological data.
Wild Turkey Biologist