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, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 104 Nash Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331.  Phone: (541) 737-1972; Fax: 541-737-3690; Email:

Area Coordinators

Oregon (State of, and Upper Pit River drainage of California):
Paul Scheerer, 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, Nevada Natural Heritage Program, 901 South Stewart Street, Suite 5002, Carson City, Nevada 89701.  Phone: 775-684-2905; Fax: 775-684-2715; Email:

Bonneville Basin (western Utah, far-eastern Nevada, southern Idaho, and far-southwestern Wyoming):
Brandon Albrecht, Fisheries Biologist/Aquatic Ecologist/Section Manager BIO-WEST, Inc., 1063 W. 1400 N. Logan, UT 84321. Phone: 435-752-4202; Fax: 435-752-0507; Email:

Upper Colorado River (upstream of Glen Canyon Dam, including Green, Gunnison, Dolores, and San Juan rivers):
Matt Breen, Native Aquatics Project Leader , Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, 152 E. 100 North, Vernal UT 84078. Phone: 435-790-9785; Fax: 435-789-8343; Email:

Lower Colorado River (including Little Colorado, Virgin, Bill Williams, and Gila rivers):
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; Email:

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):
W. Jason Remshardt, US Fish and Wildlife Service, NM Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, 3800 Commons NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109.  Phone: 505-342-9900 x 104; Fax: 505-342-9905; Email:

Texas (State of):
Gary Garrett, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 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):
Arcadio Valdes Gonzalez, Mayapan 609, Lomas de Anahuac, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, CP62460. Phone: (52) 81 83525353; Lab: (52) 81 83294110 ext. 3658; Email:



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