Brent joined the Trust in the spring of 2019 as the seasonal Restoration and Conservation Associate. A west coast native, he has spent much of his life in the Eugene area. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Oregon, with a minor in Landscape Architecture. He has worked previously with The Nature Conservancy in an Americorp position, ODFW, as well as some time with an organic farm. He had a prior career in graphic design and marketing and has worked up and down the west coast. He can often be found in a river flyfishing, floating in a drift boat or raft, riding and hiking trails, and spending time outside with his family.