Gretchen joined the FCCD team as their Conservation Forester in April, 2017. Prior to joining the FCCD team, she has worked in the natural resource management and forestry realm in Colorado, Illinois, California, and New Zealand. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Biology from Principia College and a M.S. in Horticulture/Plant Ecophysiology from Colorado State University.
As FCCD's Forester, Gretchen is passionate about restoring Colorado's forests, and in the three years that she's been with FCCD, has implemented over 800 acres of treatment across Larimer County.
When she's not working, Gretchen loves to garden, mountain bike, cook, and play with her dogs.