Mr. Lawrence M. Riley is a long-tenured employee with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and is currently serving as its Assistant Director for Wildlife Management. The Wildlife Management Division houses five wildlife program branches, all of which have direct relationship to fish and wildlife resources in Glen and Grand canyons. Those branches provide leadership for Fish and Wildlife Research directly involved in investigations in the project area; Nongame Management, including threatened and endangered species; Fish and Wildlife Habitat, including interagency coordination on wildlife coordination; Game Management; and Sport Fish Management.
Mr. Riley has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in the biological sciences from Bellarmine College in Louisville, Kentucky. He has also pursued graduate studies in zoology, ichthyology, and fisheries biology at the University of Louisville and the Ohio State Universities. He holds a Master’s Degree in Zoology and Fisheries Science and has been professionally employed in the field for over 30 years. He has served the Arizona Game and Fish Department in various capacities since 1983. Larry has spent considerable time working on the Colorado River and its fisheries. He also served on the EIS team in preparation of the 1995 Glen Canyon Dam Operations EIS.