Amy Price

Amy Price


Amy received a B.S. from Oregon State University and has nearly 30 years of experience working as a wildlife professional. In her current position with USFW’s Ecological Services, Amy serves as a consultation biologist primarily focusing on threatened and endangered forest species.

Previously while with the Bureau of Land Management in Oregon, she managed recovery efforts for western snowy plovers and monitorednorthern spotted owls for demographic research. She also conducted habitat assessments, botanical, hydrological and wildlife surveys including other raptors, amphibians, bats,coastal marten, marbled murrelet, pollinators,and additional invertebrates.

Prior to becoming a federal biologist Amy worked for her alma mater in the department of Zoology conducting snake population and steroid hormone studies. While at OSU she also worked for the Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit conducting field and laboratory research of northern spotted owls and forest mammals. She assisted with multiple other projects including, identification and enumerating prey remains in owl pellets and photo-microscopy to measure teeth of small mammals, capture and banding of Strix owls. Additionally, she conducted ground surveys, tree climbing, capture, radio collar attachment and telemetry tracking to document the home range, distribution, and abundance of red tree voles in western Oregon.

Other work Amy has performed includes peregrine falcon hack site monitoring for the Peregrine Fund, spawning salmonid surveys for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, wildlife crew lead for the Willamette National Forest, small mammal trapping, northern goshawk and Mexican spotted owl research in Utah and Arizona for the University of Montana, and restoration crew leader for Siuslaw watershed council in western Lane county of Oregon which included freshwater mussel, salmonid and botanical surveys.

In her leisure Amy enjoys spending time with her dogs and close friends casually birding, camping, cooking, foraging for mushrooms as well as beach combing and tide-pooling.