Ecologist and Land Steward
Michelle oversees the Center’s on-site land management research program and provides project management and ecological support to consulting projects. She has experience in ecological restoration and geospatial analysis, including trail suitability analysis, facilitation, ecological assessment of vegetation and soils, invasive species management, and prescribed fire implementation.
She has received training in interpretation, land management, water resources, recreation resources, user experience, and marketing and financing in parks, recreation and conservation. Michelle holds a bachelor’s in ecology, evolution and conservation biology from The University of Texas at Austin and is a master’s candidate in recreation, parks and tourism at Texas A&M University.