Avian Research/Restoration & Data Management Technician
Chris joined MFBRP in December 2012 where he helps coordinate the project’s forest restoration efforts in Nakula NAR. He also helps lead field crews and community volunteers conducting avian research and other research and management activities. When not in the field, he is also responsible for data management, spatial and statistical analysis for the project.
Chris is originally from Ohio and received a B.A. in Biology from Earlham College in 2005. He earned a M.S. in Population & Conservation Biology from Texas State University in 2011 studying abundance estimation for the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler. He has lived and worked in many parts of the country working with a number of threatened and endangered species and is honored to play a role in conservation of Hawaii’s native flora and fauna.