SISTERS, Ore. - The Deschutes National Forest will welcome a new district ranger to the Sisters Ranger District in early December.
Ian Reid, currently the North Fork John Day District Ranger on the Umatilla National Forest, has been selected as the new Sisters District ranger, officials said Monday. He will report to the position on December 10.
Reid earned a bachelor’s degree in fisheries from Oregon State University and a master’s degree in biology from Southern Oregon University. He began his Forest Service career in 1999 on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest as a district fish biologist and program manager.
Through his career, Reid has worked with fire, timber, mining, rangeland, wilderness, and recreation management.
“I am excited to be a part of the Deschutes National Forest and the Central Oregon community. I look forward to working collaboratively with the public and our partners in the area,“ Reid said.
Reid’s wife, Annie, also will join the Sisters community as an English Language Development teacher for the Sisters School District.
Ian and Annie’s family includes two young daughters Ila, 11, and Opal, 7. In their spare time, the family enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing and snowboarding, trail and river running and supporting youth athletic programs