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Biologist , researcher

Joseph Michael Meyers, American biologist, researcher. Achievements include development of method to radio-mark parrots for 1 year; restoration of bald eagle to Southeast United States. Recipient Wildlife Conservationist of Year, Dixie Zoological Society, 1984.


Meyers, Joseph Michael was born on November 20, 1948 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Harry and Jane Rojahn Meyers.


Bachelor of Science, Lebanon Valley College, 1970. Master of Science in Forest Resources, University Georgia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1982.


Postdoctoral research associate Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, 1983—1984. State program coordinator nongame wildlife Alabama Department Conservation, Montgomery, Alabama, 1984—1990. Research wildlife biologist United States Geological Service Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Athens, Georgia, since 1990.

Consulting biologist Dames & Moore, Cranford, New Jersey, 1973—1975.


  • Achievements include development of method to radio-mark parrots for 1 year. Restoration of bald eagle to Southeast United States.


  • Other Work

    • Editor (guest editor): Southea. Naturalist. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Association Field Ornithologists, Wilson Ornithological Society, American Ornithologists' Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, Neotropical Ornithological Society (treasurer 1999—2003), British Ornithologists' Union, American Institute Biological Science, Wildife Society (newsletter editor 1999—2002, Service Award 2001), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, canoeing, oceanography, music.


Married June Rose Wagner. Children: Christy, Alita Sara, Annie Jane.

James Harry

Jane Rojahn Meyers

June Rose Wagner

Christy Meyers

Alita Sara Meyers

Annie Jane Meyers