RENO, Nev. (AP) - A 36-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service based in Winnemucca the past four years has been named the new Bridgeport district ranger in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in the high Sierra along the Nevada-California line.
Jeff Ulrich replaces Mike Crawley, who retired last week after more than 37 years with the agency.
Ulrich has served as the district ranger for the Santa Rosa district since 2009 in north-central Nevada's Humboldt County.
Humboldt-Toiyabe Forest Supervisor Bill Dunkleberger says he'll assume the new post in mid-November.
Ulrich's previous work includes stints at the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in California, the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota and Wyoming, and in southern Colorado at the Pike-San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron-Comanche National Grasslands.