John Tull

John Tull, Nevada Science Coordinator
Science Applications, Pacific SW Region
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


John joined works for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Science Applications program as the Nevada Science Coordinator. John has been working in the Great Basin and sagebrush communities since 1997. After earning his B.S. in Forest Wildlife Management from Stephen F. Austin University, he worked in the Sonoran Desert studying desert mule deer for his Master’s before moving to Reno, NV and completing his Ph.D. at the University of Nevada, Reno. He got involved in sage-grouse and sagebrush conservation in 2007 working in the NGO arena, then three years with the Nevada Department of Wildlife prior to his current job. John has worked in numerous collaborations. including sage-grouse land use planning and results-based grazing, to achieve positive, conservation-oriented outcomes in the Great Basin. He is particularly interested in the interface of science, policy, and management.