Amy joined the JHLT team in January of 2018 as a Conservation Manager for the Green River Valley Program. Growing up in Cheney, Washington, Amy learned to treasure the diverse ecosystems around her. Her love for nature lead her to earn a B.S. degree in Biology from Eastern Washington University. In 2005, Amy moved to Laramie, Wyoming, where she worked for various University laboratories conducting research in plant evolutionary genetics and fungal population genetics. In the spring of 2010 she relocated to Pinedale, Wyoming. Amy has worked in Sublette county as an Ecologist doing reclamation monitoring in the gas field and as a water-quality laboratory technician in industrial wastewater reclamation.
She has a passion for volunteering and has assisted the BLM range and wildlife program with vegetation monitoring, as well as mid-winter eagle surveys and sage grouse capture for tracking collar placement, the Wyoming Game and Fish with elk VIT tracking, and participated in National Public Lands Day for a number of years.
Amy enjoys sharing her love of nature with others. Her hobbies include fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, plant identification, and woodworking.