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Valerie Hipkins

About the Speaker

Valerie serves as the Assistant Regional Director in the North Atlantic-Appalachian Region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  She has also held assignments in the Forest Service as Acting Station Director at the Pacific Southwest Research Station, the Acting National lead for Reforestation and Nurseries, and the Director of the National Forest Genetics Lab.  Valerie received her BS in Forestry from Humboldt State University, and her MS and PhD in Forestry and Genetics from Oregon State University.