Chris works to preserve the best of Colorado’s parks, open spaces, wildlife, rivers, and trails as a program coordinator with Great Outdoors Colorado. His decade long involvement in conservation began as an undergraduate Ecology major and researcher at Santa Clara University. As a landscape ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, he published several peer-reviewed articles on various conservation topics. He is a former Doris Duke Conservation Fellow and Colorado Open Lands Conservation Fellow and earned a master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University. Outside of the office, Chris is an avid mountain biker always looking for new places to explore on his singlespeed. Contact Chris with questions about GOCO's habitat restoration grants, GIS and mapping, or with general open space inquiries.