Our Ecology Team



Director of Ecology

 

David Yozzo, Ph.D.

Dr. Yozzo is a nationally recognized environmental scientist with 30 years of experience in wetland community ecology, urban ecology, estuary science, ecosystem restoration and resiliency, and fisheries. He has designed and conducted environmental assessments for habitat restoration, compensatory mitigation, navigation, transportation and power delivery programs throughout the U.S., including the Hudson-Raritan Estuary, Long Island Sound, Delaware River Estuary, Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

Jennie Shield, MEM

Environmental Program Manager


Jennie's Favorite Aquatic Vegetation

Eeelgrass

Katrina VanDeusen

Senior Ecologist


Kat's Favorite Animal

Mountain Lion

Beyhan T. Maybach, PhD

Senior Ecologist


Beyhan's Favorite Ecosystem
Tropical & Temperate Rainforest
Jonathan Appelbaum, MESM

Senior Ecologist


Jonathan's Weekend Activity

Volunteering with Local Conservation Groups


Rex Bergamini, PhD

Senior Biologist


Rex's Favorite National Park
Islas del Golfo de California Biosphere Reserve
Nick Bubhe, MS

Senior Ecologist

 

Nick's Favorite Hobby

Anything with Water!

Alejandro Baladrón, MAS

Senior Ecologist & Hydrologist


Alejandro's Favorite Travel Destination
Upper Valley of Lozoya - Spain
Elias Potashov, MCRS, CERP

Associate Ecologist


Elias' Leisurely Interest

Bushcraft


Cate Collinson, P Biol

Associate Ecologist


Cate's Favorite Destination

Banff National Park

Leslie Fisher

Associate Ecologist


Leslie's Secret Skill

Native Plant Gardening

Geana Ayala, MS

Ecologist


Geana's Favorite Activity

Diving in New Places!

Brittany Dell

Ecologist


Brittany's Secret Skill

Wrangling Venomous Snakes


Liz Hartel, MS

Ecologist


Liz's Favorite Destination

New Zealand!

Emily Hazelwood, MAS

Ecologist


Emily's Favorite Ecosystem
California Kelp Forest
Thea Lemberger, MS

Ecologist


Thea's Favorite Ecosystem
Daintree Rainforest

Chase Mathey

Ecologist


Chase's Dream

Have His Own Conservatory Greenhouse


Yani Pohl, MESM

Ecologist


Yani's Secret Skill

Sewing

Brandon Reeder

Ecologist


Brandon's Current Obsession

Sailing

Quin Smith, MESM

Ecologist


Quin's Favorite Activity

Exploring the San Elijo Lagoon

Mitch Jenkins, MS

Ecologist


Mitch's Ecological Goal

Teaching Ecological Principals to the Next Generation


Adam Domanski, PhD

Environmental Economist


Adam's Favorite Activity

Paddleboarding with His Dog!

Danielle Parsons

Ecology & Landscape Design


Danielle's Favorite Unusual Ecosystem

Serpentine / Serpentine Soils