Forrest is a biologist and project manager at Mount Hood Environmental and has been contributing to applied fisheries and aquatic research projects in Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada since 2012. Current research includes a variety of issues relating to Columbia Basin ESA listed salmon and steelhead, forest management practices on the Oregon coast, and water operations throughout Oregon and Washington. Forrest is an excellent communicator and currently coordinates and leads MHE’s field operations on numerous projects. He is specifically interested in leveraging technological advances in data science and data collection to better understand complex fisheries and aquatic ecosystem dynamics. Forrest has a B.S. in Environmental Biology from Pacific University and a M.S. in Environmental Sciences and Management from Portland State University.