Susan Haig, President, American Ornithologists’ Union and Supervisory Wildlife Ecologist, USGS. She has spent over 30 years working on species facing the brink of extinction. Her research addresses the genetic and demographic factors needed to plan appropriate recovery actions for small populations. Dr. Haig’s long-term efforts include work on Piping Plovers, Spotted Owls, Red-cockaded Woodpeckers, California Condors, and the former avifauna from Guam.