The Alabama Natural Heritage ProgramSM


 

Contact Information

  The ALNHP office is located in the Crop Improvement Building on Donahue Drive at the corner of Donahue and College Street. 

 

Address:
Alabama Natural Heritage Program
1090 South Donahue Drive
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-5017
fax:   (334) 844-4462


Staff


Michael Barbour  

Michael S. Barbour,     GIS Analyst

Michael has been with the Alabama Natural Heritage Program since May 2002.  He manages the natural heritage inventory database, handles information requests, and provides GIS support to the program.  Michael conducted doctoral research with the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale investigating metapopulation dynamics of swamp rabbits in southern Illinois.  Michael received a M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of New Hampshire.  While there he studied the effects of habitat fragmentation on New England cottontail habitat and browse use.  He received a B.S. in Biology and Wildlife Management from Virginia Tech. 


Phone:  (334) 844-5017
email:  mbarbour@alnhp.org


Jim Godwin   Jim Godwin,     Aquatic Zoologist

The Aquatic Zoologist is responsible for the development and oversight of the aquatic zoology component of the program. The Aquatic Zoologist is responsible for analyzing and disseminating information regarding Alabama’s rare species to agencies, organizations, and individuals responsible for protecting and managing those species and their habitats. He also oversees the design and management of selected survey and conservation planning projects.
Phone:  (334) 844-5020
email:  jgodwin@alnhp.org



Al Schotz  

Al Schotz,     Botanist/ Community Ecologist

The Botanist/Community Ecologist is responsible for the development and oversight of the botanical and natural community component of the program. The Botanist/Community Ecologist is responsible for analyzing and disseminating information regarding plant species and natural communities to agencies, organizations, and individuals responsible for protecting and managing those species and their habitats. He is also responsible for overseeing the design and management of selected survey and conservation planning projects.


Phone:
  (334) 844-5019
email: aschotz@alnhp.org