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Eric Davis, Field Supervisor
New Jersey Field Office
After an active duty tour with the Marines in Southern California, Eric Davis has been crawling up the East Coast. He started his biology career as a wildlife biologist at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Then he joined the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an assistant supervisor in the Virginia Field Office. Now he serves as the field supervisor in the New Jersey Field Office.
Davis was born and raised in Greensboro, N.C. His high school biology teacher inspired him to become a biologist. He earned biology degrees from Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and earned a degree in national security from the Naval War College. His master of science thesis studied the federally listed endangered Schweinitz's sunflower (Helianthus schweinitzii) and restoration of the Carolina Piedmont prairie community.
Davis has a parallel life in the Marine Corps and currently serves in the Reserves. His military career spans from being on the first plane into Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1992 to serving as the last Marine battalion commander in Iraq in 2010. Davis has been selected for Colonel.
Davis enjoys running, swimming, hiking, camping and almost any outdoor activity. He especially enjoys going wilderness canoe camping in Quetico Park, Ontario. He enjoys traveling and has visited every continent and every state.
August 13, 2014