Anne Brooke holds a PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Tennessee and an MA in ecology, behavior and evolution from Boston University, awarded in 1994 and 1987, respectively. She also earned a BA in design from Marlboro College, Vermont in 1973.

Brooke has served as natural resources manager for Naval Base Guam since 2005. Prior to this, she was a wildlife biologist with Guam National Wildlife Refuge, US, Fish and Wildlife Service from 2003 to 2005. Her experience also includes wildlife biologist for the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources in American Samoa from 1994 to 1997.

Brooke is the author of twenty-one peer reviewed publications. The chapter she co-authored with Gary J. Wiles, “Conservation Threats to Bats in the Pacific Islands and Insular Southeast Asia” will appear in Island Bats: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation in 2008.

Guampedia entry by Anne Brooke

Fanihi: Mariana Fruit Bat