UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT                         Expected 2012

Candidate: Master of Science in Natural Resources

  • Double Focus: Spatial Analysis and Urban Ecology
  • Gund Institute of Ecological Economics Graduate Fellow

Thesis Working Title:  Ecological Vulnerability Mapping of the Urban – Rural Gradient prioritizing watersheld health

Funded by the Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) through the National Science Foundation and the USDA Forest Service

UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA, Hobart, Tasmania,  Australia

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science with High Honors

Thesis title: ‘The potential effect of climate warming on Tasmanian alpine plant species using GIS’   Abstract



Bachelor of Science,  Park Management and Tourism

Minor in Environmental Conservation

NOLS – National Outdoor Leadership School, Rocky Mountain National Park

“Fall Semester in the Rocky Mountains”

Extensive outdoor education including mountaineering, rock climbing, caving search and rescue and winter camping; Outdoor education credit from the University of Utah

Additional Courses

Graduate Courses at the University of Vermont (2010 – 12)

  • Sustainable Forest Management – B
  • Digital Image Processing  A-
  • Legal Aspects of Environmental Planning  A-
  • Soil Ecology   A
  • Statistics   B
  • Forests, Fire, Biomass Energy in New Mexico  A
  • Envisioning a Sustainable Future  A
  • Advanced Spatial Methods: GIS and Statistics  A

Cornell University Cooperative Extension,  Master Gardener Certificate

International Society of Arboriculture, Certified Arborist

USDA Graduate School, Washington, DC:  Statistics, Behind the Scenes at the National Museum of Natural History, Spanish Conversation, Land Use Planning, Woody Plant Identification


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