Dr. Ben Laseter is deputy director of Mainspring Conservation Trust and oversees aquatic and riparian restoration programs, brownfield restoration projects and community heritage projects with the local community and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Laseter joined Mainspring in 2012. Prior to that, he spent eight years as a senior biologist/project manager at a North Carolina-based environmental consulting firm, with projects located throughout the Southeast. Laseter's responsibilities included agency coordination and project management, technical guidance, proposal and grant writing, survey coordination and implementation and Environmental Assessment preparation. Ben's academic background includes a doctorate in forest resources (Wildlife Ecology and Management) from the University of Georgia, a master's in biology (vertebrate zoology) from the University of Memphis, and a bachelor's in forest resources (forest science) from the University of Georgia.
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- D06. Three Ways to Start on Community Conservation
October 13, 2018
10:30 AM - Noon