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Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Master of Science
Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Bachelor of Science
Major: Environmental Biology
Completed BLM Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) rangeland health assessments training
Trained in the National Rangeland Inventory (NRI) monitoring program for the NRCS.
Trained in Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) of streams
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Supervisor certified
Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants, Buffalo, WY
Principal/Project Manager, January 2006-Present
Manage various types of Federal oil well projects which include planning well pad locations based on topography, reclamation potential, and wildlife in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management.
Develop reclamation plans and strategies to maximize reclamation potential on a property.
Design and maintain a database to store vegetative data in both spatial and tabular format to assist with the management of reclamation projects.
Design sampling strategies to assess and monitor ecosystem condition and reclamation goals.
SWCA, Inc., Sheridan WY
Senior Scientist/Vegetation Specialist, February 2005-January 2006
Managed various types of Federal Coal Bed Natural Gas (CBNG) projects.
Developed Integrated Weed Management Plans (IWMPs) for properties in northeast Wyoming.
Conducted invasive weed surveys on private and public lands.
Greystone Environmental Consultants, Buffalo WY
Vegetation Specialist/ GIS Mapper, December 2003-February 2005
Developed GIS framework for field data collection and data management of oil and gas projects.
Developed Integrated Weed Management Plans (IWMPs) for Coal Bed Natural Gas (CBNG) projects.
Wyoming Weed Management Association (WWMA)
Past President (2014)
Proficient in the use and development of ESRI ArcGIS and Trimble mapping equipment and software.
Completed Ute-ladies’ tresses orchid survey training.
Completed Army Corp of Engineers Wetland Delineation Training Program.
Experienced with field study design and data collection using appropriate ecological methodology.