Kalispell, MT, December 1, 2023 — Adam LaDell has joined the Flathead National Forest as the Spotted Bear District Ranger. Adam is coming to the Flathead from the Carson National Forest in New Mexico where he served as the Questa District Ranger since 2021.
Adam has experience in recreation management and has a passion for wilderness and our national forest resources. While Adam is originally from Wisconsin, he started his career with the Forest Service as a Wilderness Ranger on the Inyo National Forest in California and over the course of the last 15 years has held positions in Wyoming, Arizona, and most recently New Mexico.
Adam is excited to join the Flathead National Forest and get acquainted with the Spotted Bear Ranger District. “I am looking forward to connecting with the rich history of the Spotted Bear Ranger District and supporting the Spotted Bear employees and our partners in all their great work. I started my career as a Wilderness Ranger and am honored to continue serving in places like the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex.” said Adam about his new role on the Flathead National Forest.
Adam graduated from Stevens Point, WI, with a BS in Wildlife and Ecology. He served as a Sergeant in the Marine Corps, is an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoys spending his free time exploring the outdoors.