Interests

  • conservation ranching
  • systems thinking & modeling
  • grassland ecology
  • ecosystem science
  • rangeland science
  • ecosystem services management
  • collaborative conservation
  • public lands management
  • sustainability science

Education

MS, Animal Sciences - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 2018

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Expressive Arts: Therapy, Education, & Consulting - European Graduate School
Leuk, Wallis, Switzerland, 2008

Post Graduate Certificate, Expressive Arts Therapy - Appalachian State University
Boone, NC, 2005

MA, Community Counseling - Appalachian State University
Boone, NC, 2005

BA, Humanities & Comparative Literature - University of Colorado
Boulder, CO, 2001

Awards, Honors, Grants

  • Bohart Conservation Scholarship , 2020
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service, EQIP Grant, 2020
  • Jim Ellis Scholarship, 2020
  • Lowry Ranch Advisory Committee Grant, 2020
  • USDA Western Sustainability, Agriculture, Research, & Education Grant, 2020
  • NREL ESS Travel Grant, 2019
  • Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Grant, 2019
  • Francis Clark Soil Biology Scholarship , 2019
  • Dean Homer J Henney Memorial Scholarship , 2016
  • Ag Day Scholarship , 2016
  • National Western Stock Show Scholarship , 2015, 2016
  • Citizens of the West Scholarship , 2015

Memberships

  • Society for Range Management

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