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By Tom Davidson

Allison Ginn is Utah’s National Conservation Lands Program Lead for the Bureau of Land Management. She provides statewide support for issues related to designated wilderness, Wilderness Study Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, and more. Allison has a M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Georgia and a B.S. in […]

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By Tom Davidson

Welcome to Season 3 of the Leadership Nature podcast. This season’s theme is all about young professionals in forestry and natural resources, their experience, their perspectives, and their advice. This season’s first guest is Josh Van Vlack, Assistant State Forester with the Wyoming State Forestry Division. In addition to his forestry education and a diverse […]

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By Tom Davidson

Rachel Reyna is a Certified Forester and Certified Arborist who has worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resource, Bureau of Forestry, in various capacities and with increasing responsibilities since 2001. Currently Chief of Rural and Community Forestry, Rachel has a BS in Forestry from Louisiana State University and a Masters of Agriculture […]

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By Tom Davidson

Mona Griswold is the Olympic Region Manager for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. She earned a BA in Botany from Drew University, a MS in Forestry from Duke University, and a MBA from James Madison University. Prior to her current role, Mona had over 30 years of experience in the forestry products industry […]

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By Tom Davidson

Vicki Christiansen is Deputy Chief for State and Private Forestry at the U.S. Forest Service in Washington, DC. Vicki started out as a wildland firefighter, which began her 26-year career with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, including state forester both in Washington and in Arizona. On today’s show, Vicki provides career advice and […]

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