Our team works closely with park staff and specialists to maintain the ecological integrity of our parks now and for future generations, while still providing the best possible recreational experience for park visitors.
The primary responsibility of the Resource Stewardship Section is to produce Stewardship Plans for each park. In addition, our main focus areas include:
endangered species compliance
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping
Jeff Thompson is
the Parks Resource Stewardship Coordinator and has expertise with native
plants, noxious weeds and environmental policy.
Matt Schulz is
the Forest Management Coordinator and has an expertise in forest ecology,
natural resource planning, and GIS/GPS.
Raquel Wertsbaugh is
the Natural Areas Coordinator and has expertise in rare species conservation and ecological monitoring.
Typically, we also have a few highly qualified
seasonals and contractors to do biological, geological, GIS and GPS (field