Environment & natural resources, natural history, gardening & agriculture

I have indexed dozens of titles in these areas. Developed and taught workshops on indexing of books on gardening, natural history, and the environment. Authored articles on indexing of environmental and natural history titles and plant names. I am a certified California Naturalist. Background includes many years’ work and study with watershed conservation groups; I am especially familiar with watershed issues including fisheries, stream dynamics, and hydrology. Widely read in other environmental topics and in natural history. Avid hiker, fisherman, camper, and observer of flora and fauna. Longstanding interests in gardening, native plants, sustainable agriculture, agroecology and ethnobotany. Thorough knowledge of scientific nomenclature and familiarity with Latin.

Relevant education and experience:

Botany coursework, Santa Rosa Junior College (2015)
Certified California Naturalist (2014)
Landscape design coursework, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California
Horticulture coursework, Merritt College, Oakland, California

1998–2002: Treasurer, Friends of the Russian River/Russian Riverkeeper
1984-88: Co-author (with Alice Waters) of "The Kitchen Garden, " Cook's magazine
1983-85: Organic produce farmer, Healdsburg, California
1981-83: Market garden co-manager, Chez Panisse Restaurant, Berkeley, California

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