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Ian D. Gregg

Ian Gregg is the Game Management Division Chief in the Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Management. He has served in this capacity since 2015 and oversees three sections (Deer & Elk, Game Birds, and Game Mammals) of species biologists responsible for the agency’s research, monitoring, and management activities for approximately 60 game animals to provide sustainable populations for recreational uses. He represents Pennsylvania on the Atlantic Flyway Migratory Game Bird Technical Section, Atlantic Coast Joint Venture Game Bird Technical Committee, and Eastern Management Unit Dove Technical Committee.

Ian is a native Pennsylvanian, born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, and spent time growing up in Mercer, Dauphin, and Tioga Counties. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and environmental science from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa in 1994, and a Master of Science degree in wildlife resources from West Virginia University in 1997. His M. S. research focused on use of reclaimed surface mines by American woodcock. From 1997-2000, he worked as a research technician for the Game Commission, Ducks Unlimited, and the West Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit on studies of woodcock and wild turkeys in Pennsylvania, mallards in Ontario, and woodcock and loggerhead shrikes in West Virginia. Ian began full-time employment with the Game Commission as a biologist in the Migratory Game Bird Section (2000-2005) and has also served as a field wildlife biologist in the agency’s Northeast Region (2005-2009), as the grouse, woodcock, and dove biologist in the Game Birds Section (2009-2010), and as the Game Bird Section Supervisor (2010-2015).

Ian is a member of the national and Pennsylvania chapters of The Wildlife Society and is a TWS Certified Wildlife Biologist. An avid outdoorsman, he is also a member of Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Ruffed Grouse Society, and Pheasants Forever. Ian resides near Spring Mills, Centre County.