Chris joined the Anam Circle team in May 2020. He received his M.S. in the Biodiversity, Conservation, and Policy program at the University at Albany with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Biology from the College at Brockport. Chris has worked for the Albany Pine Bush Preserve as a Conservation Science Technician where he aided in the conservation efforts for the Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly. His thesis work involved using UAV imaging and other remote sensing techniques to better understand white-tailed deer habits in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Chris’ passions include hiking, camping, wildlife photography, hunting, and fishing. Chris combines his ecological knowledge and GIS skills for Anam Circle to help make natural resource planning recommendations to local communities. He believes that the combination of modern tools and traditional skillsets will be needed to build sustainable post-pandemic communities.