Michael Gillogly

(707) 591-9310 x 206

BA, CSU Sacramento (Environmental Studies)

Michael first came to Pepperwood in 1994 to serve as the California Academy of Sciences’ Land Steward and Resident Biologist. Michael was promoted to Preserve Manager under the auspices of the newly established Pepperwood Foundation in 2005. As manager, Michael manages Pepperwood’s biological resources, oversees restoration and maintenance projects, directs field operations, and coordinates with researchers. Michael has led eco-tourism trips in Alaska and California and guides white water rafting expeditions throughout the western U.S. He lives on site at the preserve with his wife and their son.


Gillogly, M., M. Halbur, C. Dodge, and L. Micheli. 2014. The Pepperwood Conservation Grazing Pilot Project: Managing for complexity in our coastal California grasslands. Poster presentation at California Invasive Plant Council, Chico, CA.

Jensen, M., M. Gillogly, M. Kennedy, and L. Micheli. 2011. Monitoring long-term vegetation response to climate change: Setting a baseline. Poster presentation at Organization of Biological Field Stations, Bodega, CA.

Gillogly, M., and S. Brumbaugh. 2008. Grasslands of the Pepperwood Preserve. Grasslands 18:9–11.

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