Invasive Species Program Coordinator
Tyler is a poet, photographer, nature enthusiast, and runner from Helena, Montana, who leads the Invasive Species Program. He coordinates with landowners, governments, and contractors to control harmful weeds and educates communities on invasive species within the Tualatin River watershed.
As an ecologist, Tyler has performed a variety of field work including tracking endangered and threatened reptiles in Illinois, surveying mammals and building trails in Montana, and studying trees in Wyoming and Colorado. Following his biology studies at the University of Montana, he served two terms in the AmeriCorps Program and spent eight years working for watershed councils across Oregon. Through his non-profit work, he fundraised, managed restoration projects, collected and analyzed data, and mapped invasive plants in efforts to control their spread.
Tyler lives with his wife and daughter and two pets in Hillsboro, Oregon.