Phillip deMaynadier, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist, Ph.D.
Phillip has worked as a wildlife biologist for Maine's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife for 22 years with a focus on nongame and endangered species biology and policy. He has co-authored over 40 scientific publications, is active on several State and national wildlife technical committees and serves on the Graduate Faculty at University of Maine’s Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology. Phillip received his doctorate in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Maine in 1996 where he studied the effects of forestry practices on amphibians. Some of his recent projects include: a) co-authoring and implementing Maine’s 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan, b) leading IFW’s efforts to identify and protect high value vernal pools, c) coordinating statewide atlasing and research efforts for butterflies, dragonflies, amphibians, and reptiles, and d) advising landowners and land trusts on best management practices for rare and at risk species and habitats.