Oklahoma Natural Heritage Inventory
Oklahoma Natural Heritage Inventory
Oklahoma Natural Heritage Inventory (ONHI)

ONHI Staff

Liz Bergey
Elizabeth A. Bergey
Heritage Zoologist
Associate Professor

Liz Bergey is charged with tracking rare Oklahoma invertebrates. Current projects include describing the state distribution of crayfishes and documenting the faunas of springs and caves. She is also developing a biology outreach program for undergraduates to interact with elementary students.



Amy Buthod
Amy K. Buthod

Botanical Specialist

Amy Buthod conducts floristic surveys throughout the state and works with rare plants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Section 6. She also manages the collections of the Robert Bebb Herbarium.


Priscilla Crawford

Conservation Specialist

Priscilla Crawford coordinates the Oklahoma Natural Areas Registry. She encourages landowners to conserve Oklahoma's biological diversity by becoming members of a voluntary land preservation association. She also manages the Oklahoma Vascular Plants Database.


Todd Fagin

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Todd Fagin manages the ONHI's species/ecosystems occurrence database (Biotics), handles information requests, and provides general GIS support for the ONHI and OBS.


Bruce Hoagland
Bruce W. Hoagland

Heritage Biologist
Associate Professor

As plant ecologist for ONHI, Bruce Hoagland works to identify and catalog the vegetation cover types in Oklahoma. He has also worked extensively on floristic inventories throughout the state.


Jeff Kelly
Jeff F. Kelly
Heritage Zoologist
Assistant Professor

Jeff Kelly conducts surveys and inventories of vertebrates of Oklahoma, collects records of occurrence for species tracked by the ONHI, and uses these data to evaluate conservation potential of sites in Oklahoma.



Trina Steil
Trina D. Steil
Staff Assistant


Trina provides assistance to Heritage Biologists in all aspects of their work.



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