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  • Chief Executive Officer
    Laura worked for 20 years in public education in Fresno and Marin counties as a teacher and administrator.…
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  • Principal Scientist and Chief Operating Officer
    Jeff has been a student of natural history for as long as he can remember. He spent much…
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  • Associate Scientist
    Kris is a biologist with more than 10 years of field and research experience. His interest in science and…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Phil is a biologist with more than 20 years experience studying a variety of North American bird taxa,…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Elias has more than 25 years of professional experience working as a wildlife biologist in California.  He conducts nesting…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Peter is an ecologist with more than 15 years of experience.  He has conducted fieldwork for consulting and research…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Alex is an ecologist and educator with more than 15 years of experience. He completed a B.A. at…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Dave has more than 40 years of experience in the biological sciences, including 35 years of field experience…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Mike has over 25 years of natural resource management, research, and consulting experience throughout the western U.S. with…
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  • Associate Scientist
    Joe is an ecologist with more than 10 years of professional experience. His interest in wildlife began as…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Scott has nearly 40 years of experience as a biologist and natural resource manager. He completed a Bachelor…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Howard has more than 20 years of professional wildlife and research experience. He is certified by the Ecological…
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  • Associate Scientist
    Graham has been working as a wildlife biologist for more than 10 years. He developed his conservationist mindset…
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  • Field Scientist
    Ruby has always enjoyed being outdoors, and growing up in Fresno gave her many opportunities to spend time…
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  • Staff Scientist
    Ryan is a biologist with about 15 years of professional experience. Growing up in the forests of Northern…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Kaia is an ecologist with nearly 20 years of experience in ecological study, natural resource assessment, and regulatory…
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  • Field Scientist
    Preston has been an outdoor enthusiast since he was a young boy, having grown up duck hunting and…
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  • Field Scientist
    Jacob began exploring the Sierra Nevada and California’s coast with his family at a young age. His time…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Alex is a wildlife biologist with 20 years of professional experience in the San Joaquin Valley and Mohave…
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  • Field Scientist
    Christine is a graduate of California State University, Bakersfield, with a B.S. degree in biology and minors in…
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  • Senior Scientist
    Chris Winchell has nearly 20 years of experience working as a plant, wetland, and wildlife ecologist. He has…
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