FRS Graduate Student Alumni Careers and Profiles

Interested in learning more about where a graduate degree from the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department can take you?

The table below lists some recent alumni of our programs and their current position and employer. Visit their LinkedIn profile to see what skills and experiences they brought to their current position in addition to their graduate degree. You can also use LinkedIn to reach out to these individuals with questions about the industry, being mindful of their time.

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NameDegree EarnedJob Title Employer/OrganizationLinkedIn Profile
Alison FosterM.S. Forest SciencesEcologistU.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science CenterLinkedIn Profile
Benjamin White-PatarinoMNRS Forest SciencesPark Ranger NaturalistCity of Louisville, COLinkedIn Profile
Cidney HandyMNRS Ecological RestorationStewardship CoordinatorWyoming Stock Growers Land TrustLinkedIn Profile
Ellen ClarkMNRS Ecological RestorationIntegrated Training Area Management CoordinatorDonnelly Training AreaLinkedIn Profile
Jason FrakerMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resource SpecialistNaval Facilities Engineering Command SWLinkedIn Profile
Kathleen McIntyrePh.D. Forest SciencesForest Health Program ManagerTahoe Regional Planning AgencyLinkedIn Profile
Keagan LoweyMNRS Forest SciencesSilviculture ForesterUSDA Forest Service, Ouachita National ForestLinkedIn Profile
Kirsten LyonsMNRS Ecological RestorationStewardship DirectorFriends of the St. Clair RiverLinkedIn Profile
Rafael ReynaMNRS Rangeland Ecology and ManagementEnvironmental Planner/NEPA Specialist/ Natural Resource SpecialistJE FullerLinkedIn Profile
Sara KramerMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resources PlannerCenter for Environmental Management of Military LandsLinkedIn Profile
Zoe SchapiraM.S. Forest SciencesResilient Communities and Forests CoordinatorThe Ember AllianceLinkedIn Profile
Jesse WootenM.S. Forest SciencesNatural Resources Specialist/Forest ManagementJefferson County Open Space in Golden, COLinkedIn Profile
Brielle ManzolilloM.S. Forest SciencesWildlife Policy InternWildlife SocietyLinkedIn Profile
Tamara AstvatsaturovaMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resources SpecialistNRCSLinkedIn Profile
Ericka BuckreisMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resources SpecialistUS NavyLinkedIn Profile

New Horizons Within Your Reach

Our alumni are making their mark as stewards on both the inside and outside around the world. Some recent graduates sent selfies of amazing projects and locations they currently care for.

Scott, MNRS Ecological Restoration 2016

Sara, MNRS Ecological Restoration 2018

Hailey, Ph.D. Rangeland Ecosystem Science 2016

Emma, M.S. Forest Sciences 2015

Andrew, M.S. Forest Sciences 2014