Yvonne is a Program Ecologist at IAE’s Santa Fe office. Yvonne works closely with project partners to conduct on-the-ground restoration efforts on a rare wetland south of Santa Fe and provides support for other IAE educational and resource programs. Yvonne has a wide range of experience from working on ecological restoration projects in the western United States, assessing impacts and health of vegetation communities, and developing technical reports while working for the National Park Service, a land conservancy, and consulting. Since earning her B.S. in Biology in 1993 and her M.A. Environmental Studies in 1995, she has followed her passion for learning and working in the environmental field. Yvonne is honored to be on staff and help implement IAE’s mission.