See the general Area Coordinators page for an explanation of how the Areas Reports program of the Desert Fishes Council works.

Areas Coordinator
Kathryn Boyer, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, West National Technology Support Center, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97232. Phone: 503-273-2412 FAX: 503-273-2401; Email:

Area Coordinators

Oregon (State of, and Upper Pit River drainage of California):
Paul Scheerer, Native Fish Investigations Project, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. 28655 Highway 34, Corvallis, OR 97333. Phone: 541-757-4263, ext. 257; FAX: 541-757-4102; Email:

California (State of, except for the Pit and Klamath drainages of northeast California and mainstem Lower Colorado River):
Steve Parmenter, California Department of Fish and Game, 407 W. Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514, Phone: 760-872-1171, FAX: 760-872-1284, Email:

Nevada (State of, except for Virgin River):
Eric Miskow, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Nevada Natural Heritage Program, 901 South Stewart Street, Suite 5002, Carson City, Nevada 89701. Phone: 775-684-2905, FAX: 775-684-2715, Email:

Darrick Weissenfluh, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, 610 Spring Meadows Road, HCR 70 Box 610Z, Amargosa Valley, NV 89020. Phone: 775-372-5435; Fax: 775-372-5436; Email:

Bonneville Basin (western Utah, far-eastern Nevada, southern Idaho, and far-southwestern Wyoming):
Krissy Wilson, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 2110, Salt Lake City, UT 84114. Phone: 801-538-4756; FAX: 801-491-5646;

Upper Colorado River (upstream of Glen Canyon Dam, including Green, Gunnison, Dolores, and San Juan rivers):
Trina Hedrick , Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, 152E. 100N, Vernal UT 84078. Phone: 435-781-5315; FAX: 435-789-8343;

Lower Colorado River (including Little Colorado, Virgin, Bill Williams, and Gila rivers):
Pamela Sponholtz, U.S.F.W.S, Arizona Fishery Resources Office, 323 N. Leroux, Suite 401, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Phone: 928-226-1289 ext. 113;

Jeremy Voeltz, U.S.F.W.S, Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, P.O Box 39, Pinetop, AZ 85935. Phone: 928-338-4288 x23; FAX 928-338-4763.

Upper/Middle Rio Grande and Pecos rivers, including Arkansas, Tularosa and Guzman basins of New Mexico (downstream to the confluence of the Rio Grande [Río Bravo] and Río Conchos):
Museum of Southwestern Biology, Division of Fishes, MSC03 2020, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001. Phone: 505-277-6005;

Texas (State of):
Gary Garrett, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Heart of the Hills Fisheries Science Center, 5103 Junction Hwy, Ingram, Texas 78025. Phone: 830-866-3356; FAX: 830-866-3549; Email:

Northwestern Mexico (including the peninsula of Baja California):
Gorgonio Ruiz-Campos, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Km.106 Carretera Tijuana-Ensenada, Ensenada, Baja California, 22800, México, Apartado Postal 1653; US Mailing Address:  PMB # 064, P.O. Box 189003-064, Coronado, California 92178, Email:

Northeastern Mexico (Río Bravo [Rio Grande] area) and Mexico (national):
Salvador Contreras-Balderas, A.P. 504, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 66450, Phone: [011] (52) (8) 376-2231, Home: [011] (52) (8) 313-1641,


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