Lassen National Forest Welcomes New Supervisor

Welcome to Susanville, CA….Jerry Bird,who has been selected as the new Forest Supervisor for the Lassen National Forest.  His Forest Service career began as a seasonal employee in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on the Superior National Forest. He has since served in many areas including the Lassen National Forest as well as Idaho, Montana, Missouri and recently in Cadillac, Michigan.

Bird is enthusiastic about his new position.  “I’ve been aiming my career towards Forest Supervisor, and having been on the Lassen previously; I knew what a great place it would be to work.”  He added that he is very impressed with the Lassen and surrounding communities.  He will be joined shortly by his wife, Kim, an artist interested in becoming active in the local art community.