Andy Rydzak

Restoration and Stewardship Associate

Andy graduated with a B.S. in Coastal Resources from Texas A&M University at Galveston in 2015. After an Americorps position working on several habitat restoration projects along the Texas coast and another at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge in Nebraska managing invasive species, he went back to school. While in school he worked with the Texas Agrilife Extension working on 3 coastal wetland restoration projects, Sheldon Lake State Park, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, and Exploration Green Stormwater Wetland. In December 2020 he earned his M.S. in Marine Resource Management and moved to Eugene with his lovely girlfriend and 2 dogs, who all love to explore the great outdoors.