the Conservation Data Lab

coding, creating, and conserving (and a little cartography)


Co-Leads

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Rachel Meier

Lotus Engineering & Sustainability

CDL Co-lead/Associate

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Randy Swaty

The Nature Conservancy, LANDFIRE Team

CDL Founder and Cheerleader-in-Chief, Ecologist

Mentors

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Garrett Knowlton (he/him)

National Park Service, Climate Change Reponse Program

Research Assistant

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Keith Phelps

Clemson University

Environmental Technician/Restoration Crew Lead

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Stacey Marion

HDR Inc.

GIS Analyst

Members

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Cassie Stitzman

Northern Michigan University

Lab Tech/Member

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Chris Eckerson

Evergreen College

Lab Tech/Member

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Erin Matula

Northern Michigan University & The Nature Conservancy

Student Intern

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Hannah Young

University of Michigan

Lab Tech/Member

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Lea Kemle

Northern Michigan University

Student

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Mary Kelly

Northern Michigan University

Student

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Matt Reschke

GIS analyst, US Army Veteran

Lab Tech/Member

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Rhayna Lillie

Northern Michigan University

Lab Tech/Member

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Sam Kurkowski

Michigan Tech University

Student