Jon Klingel, Treasurer
For many years, Jon worked as a biologist with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish where he received an "Award of Excellence" for development of the Biota Information System of New Mexico.
In addition to his
volunteer efforts with Amigos Bravos
- including extensive work on our river otter reintroduction and Valle Vidal projects - Jon
has been involved in radio tracking of reintroduced wolves, a rattlesnake hibernaculum study and bighorn sheep surveys.
many adventures, Jon
has experienced nine seasons of fire control/smoke-jumping in Alaska and the western states and, together with his
wife Marlene, designed and built a cabin using hand tools in the northern New Mexico mountains.
He holds degrees in Zoology and Wildlife Biology.