Watershed Forest Manager, Colorado
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Water funds and payments for environmental services, Social science, Climate adaptation of forests
Catherine Schloegel, Colorado’s Watershed Forest Manager, began work with The Nature Conservancy in 2018. She is one of handful of shared employees that works for both The Nature Conservancy and the US Forest Service. In this role, she works to develop, test, and share climate adaptation principles to help Colorado’s forests adapt to a changing climate. Prior to her return to Colorado where she grew up, she worked in Ecuador, South America, to build local capacity to conserve tropical landscapes. She holds a Master of Science in Social Ecology from Yale University.