Michael (Mike) Buntjer

man with grey hair in field clothes
Regional Fish and Wildlife Biologist

1011 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99503
United States

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About Michael (Mike) Buntjer

Mike Buntjer has a BS in Fisheries Science from Humboldt State University and an MS in Fish and Wildlife Management from Utah State University. He has worked for the US Fish and Wildlife Service for over 23 years starting in 1994 and since 2011 in the Alaska Region. He spent 5 years working for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Anchorage and now works in both Fisheries and Ecological Services with a focus on aquatic invasive species invasive species
An invasive species is any plant or animal that has spread or been introduced into a new area where they are, or could, cause harm to the environment, economy, or human, animal, or plant health. Their unwelcome presence can destroy ecosystems and cost millions of dollars.

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. In his off time, he enjoys fishing, wildlife photography, and hiking. He is happily married to his beautiful wife Tammy, has a wonderful knucklehead yellow lab, Rainfly, and a self-absorbed cat who shall remain nameless.

Additional roles
FIS Coordinator