Bureau of Land Management

Doug Wreden
Doug Wreden
Doug Wreden

Maintainence Technician
Bakersfield Field Office

"I enjoy good music, good conversation and quiet weekends at home."

Doug Wreden has been with the Bureau of Land Management as a maintainance technician at the Carrizo Plains National Monument for three years . 

He is responsible for a wide variety of projects, designing, procurement, building and maintaining, "Whatever it takes to keep the monument operating," Doug says.  He was involved in the planning and installation of a solar system at the Washburn administrative site and considers that was one of his more interesting accomplishments.

Before coming to BLM,Doug was a general partner and operator of a family grain and livestock farm for 30 years.  During that time he served on many agricultural committees and organizations.  Doug is also a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.

Doug and his wife Cindy have 4 children and 7 grandchildren.  They are currently working on finishing a new home. 

For more information concerning this feature story, contact Doug Wreden by telephone 661-391-6061 or by e-mail
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