Randy Johnson is the large carnivore specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Based in northern part of the state, he is focused on the statewide management aspects relating to wolves, black bear and cougar in Wisconsin. His work takes place at the intersection of the wildlife biological sciences and the human social sciences. Randy is originally from Minnesota but spent the last 10 years across the Dakotas in various roles, including studying mountain lions in western North Dakota for his master’s degree research. In his spare time, he enjoys most anything outdoors related and especially exploring Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods.