B.A. in biology and geology, Colby College, 1979
M.S. in plant ecology, University of Maine. 1990. Thesis title: The Biophysical Regions of Maine: Patterns in the Landscape and Vegetation.
Janet is a consulting ecologist who works with conservation organizations, natural resource agencies, and forest landowners to develop landscape-scale conservation plans, design protected areas, and conduct natural resource inventories.
Selected Work History:
Conservation Planner, The Nature Conservancy
Developed blueprint of Maine Ecological Reserves System for Maine State Planning Office & Maine Forest Biodiversity Project
Research Associate, University of Maine – environmental impacts of peat mine reclamation
Director, Ocean Horizons (a marine education program in Fogo, Newfoundland)
Member of Governor’s Allagash Wilderness Waterway Advisory Council and the Maine Ecological Reserve Scientific Advisory Committee
Founding board member of the Medomak Valley Land Trust
Served on Maine Council on Sustainable Forest Management during the King administration