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educator , Natural resources consultant

Douglas Charles Keran, American natural resources consultant, educator. Named Outstanding Reservist, Minnesota, Reserve Forces Component, 1972; recipient Professional Environmental Quality award, 1984; Minnesota Nongame Wildlife Program grantee, since 1982.


Keran, Douglas Charles was born on November 12, 1943 in Minneapolis. Son of Philip Leroy and Charlotte Virginia (Hoaglund) Keran.


Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1965. Master of Arts, St. Cloud University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Pacific West University, 1987.


Researcher, University of Minnesota Cedar Creek Natural History Area, 1964-1965. Director Crow Wing Natural History Area, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1969-1973. Instructor fisheries and wildlife Brainerd Technology College, 1973^, chair Environmental Science department, 1986^.

President Kerdolian, Inc., Brainerd, 1981-1988, wildlife consultant, since 1980. Night school instructor Brainerd Technology Institute, since 1973. Lieutenant commander with United States Coast Guard, 1969-1989.

Named Outstanding Reservist in Minnesota, Reserve ForcesComponent, 1972. Professional Environmental Quality award, 1984. Minnesota Nongame Wildlife Program grantee, since 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Minnesota Ornithnological Union, Fisheries Society, Society Icthyologists & Herpitologists, Society Limnology & Oceanographics, Ecological Society of America, Society Mammalogists, American Ornithologists Union, Minnesota Wildlife Society, North Central Wildlife Society, Raptor Research Foundation, National Wildlife Society, Bee Nay She Council (Brainerd).


Married Julie Doris Godtland Keran, May 12, 1979. Children: Douglas, Kevin, Shane, Brianna.

Philip Leroy Keran

Charlotte Virginia (Hoaglund) Keran

Julie Doris Godtland Keran

Douglas Keran

Kevin Keran

Shane Keran

Brianna Keran