Ben is a field biologist at Mount Hood Environmental. His work is focused on collecting field data, managing project databases, and designing protocols for data collection. Ben has spent over ten years working in a variety of natural resources positions from the Oregon coast to the high deserts of the inter-mountain west. He is a well-rounded field biologist who is proficient in a multitude of techniques used to observe, capture, and measure fish and wildlife and their natural environment. In his spare time Ben can be found searching out and exploring wild places throughout the Pacific Northwest. Ben holds a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Oregon State University where he specialized in stream and riparian ecology.