From his early days on the marine research vessel Aleutian Tern to his most recent work as Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge manager and co-chair of the Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative, Mike has profoundly shaped conservation in Alaska – a legacy that will continue far into the future.
With the retirement of Mike Spindler, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is losing a consummate professional, an inspiring mentor and an extraordinary storyteller. Read more
A farewell address to the Fairbanks inter-agency community was recorded by the Alaska Chapter of the Wildlife Society Celebrating our Wildlife Conservation Heritage