I have 25 years of experience, and specialize in the field of forest ecology with specific knowledge in the areas of forest soils, nutrient cycling and land use history. I have published on such topics as soil phosphorus, land use history and fire ecology. University faculty with a background in natural resources (BS, MS, PhD) at a private university. Currently funded research and an active research laboratory with MS and PhD students. I lecture at the undergraduate and graduate level and am skilled at speacking to the audience (at what ever level is required), including for almuni and adult education programs.