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Karissa Courtney

Master's student

Karissa earned her B.S. in Ecology from Seattle Pacific University where she studied an island population of black-tailed deer in the San Juan Islands. She is now pursuing her M.S. in Ecology and is a Fellow with the National Forest Foundation.

Her research focuses on community capacity to mitigate wildfire in Colorado and she has been part of the larger CoNIFER project since February 2021.

BLM Fire and Aviation Photo Contest 2020
Category Fuels Management and Prescribed Fire
Photo by: Mark Thonhoff, BLM
Upper Bille's Aspen Prescribed Fire, Pinedale, Wyoming 2012