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Joseph Peter Bachant

biologist

Joseph Peter Bachant, American biologist. Recipient Izzak Walton Honor Roll award Izzak Walton League, 1993, Professional Soil Conservationist award Soil Conservation Society, 1993.

Background

Bachant, Joseph Peter was born on July 8, 1937 in Clifton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Walter Strayer and Regina Gloria (Kruers) Bachant.

Education

Associate of Applied Science in Forest Management Science, Paul Smith's College, 1958. Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University, 1960. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic University, 1963.

Career

Graduate assistant Virginia Polytechnic University, Blacksburg, 1961-1963. Forester United States Forest Service, Littleton, New Hampshire, 1963-1965. Supervisor upland ecology research Ohio Department Natural Resources, Delaware, Ohio, 1965-1972.

Environmental coordinator Missouri Department Conservation, Jefferson City, 1972-1989, fisheries program coordinator, since 1989. Advisory to river and stream committee Conservation Federation Missouri, Jefferson City, since 1989. Mem Blue Ribbon panel United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1978-1980.

Director Missouri Stream Team, Jefferson City, since 1989. Midwest representative Urban Rivers Coalition, Portland, Oregon, since 1994.

Works

  • Illustrator: Wildlife Management Techniques, 1963. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Floating, fishing.

Connections

Married Frances L. Trout, November 25, 1959. Children: Jeffrey Brian, Jennifer Jo.

father:
Walter Strayer Bachant

mother:
Regina Gloria (Kruers) Bachant

spouse:
Frances L. Trout

children:
Jeffrey Brian Bachant

Jennifer Jo Bachant