More About Brandon
Brandon is an ecologist and wildlife conservationist with nearly ten years of experience supporting habitat restoration, conservation, biological and habitat assessment, and forest fire relief projects throughout the western United States. His past work experience includes over five years with the non-profit Trout Unlimited where he led a field team supporting numerous endangered species conservation projects for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Nevada Department of Wildlife, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, The Summit Lake Paiute Tribe, and The Nature Conservancy. Through this work, Brandon has developed extensive experience coordinating with regulatory agencies and key project stakeholders. Some of Brandon’s past projects have been featured in the Trout Unlimited film “Lahontan” and in National Geographic articles highlighting the effects of climate change on recreational fisheries.
In addition to his extensive field work, Brandon has experience working with both the University of Nevada, Reno’s Museum of Natural History and the Allen/Peacock Lab sorting avian ectoparasites; restoring collections of rare, endangered, and extinct fishes; and assisting in morpho-speciating the world’s largest collection of rare, reared Lepidoptera. Brandon holds a Bachelors of Science in Conservation & Ecology from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Brandon's Certifications & Industry Associations
• PADI SCUBA Certification
• Trout Unlimited
• The Nature Conservancy