About Me

I am a born and bred Kiwi who has had the good fortune to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, including the rangelands of the Mackenzie Basin, sub-tropical and sub-temperate forests of New Zealand, Pennsylvania's deciduous hardwoods, the Southern Rocky Mountains and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.


My passion is the sustainable management of our forest resources. My work navigates the intersection of ecology and forest management through researching and teaching silviculture, and applied plant community ecology.


When not working to ensure the health of our forests, I am out there enjoying them as a hiker, kayaker, and fly fisherman.