Ed Schriever was named Idaho Department of Fish and Game Deputy Director of Operations.
Fish and Game Director Virgil Moore picked Schriever, a Fish and Game employee for 31 years He replaces former Deputy Director Jim Unsworth who was recently named director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
He will be in charge of managing operation of the 558-employee agency with a budget of $95 million. Shriever started in 1984 as a fish culturist at the Grace Hatchery and moved up through the ranks serving seven years as the Clearwater Region’s Fisheries Manager before becoming Fisheries Bureau Chief in 2008.
“Under Ed’s leadership, Fish and Game’s Fisheries Bureau has implemented many innovative ideas and approaches that have improved overall operations and benefited anglers,” Moore said. “I look forward to putting those talents to work in my office to help us improve and streamline overall operations throughout the department.”
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Schriever will begin his new responsibilities on March 2.