Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics Program
Phone: (530) 759-1726
USDA, Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Research Station
1731 Research Park Dr.
Davis, CA 95618
Ph: (530) 759-1700
Fx: (530) 747-0241
Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Humboldt State University 2004
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2009
Aaron joined the CUFR in 2009 as a Forester to conduct work in urban forestry and landscape architecture. Aaron has a B.S in Forestry from HSU, including research in ecology and silviculture in his studies. Aaron worked as a forester for Massachusetts where he cruised timber and studied forest regeneration. Aaron also studied urban forestry and arboriculture at the University of Massachusetts and worked as an arborist. As a Masters student Aaron studied landscape architecture at UMass and in Scotland at the Edinburgh College of Art.
Prior to joining the CUFR Aaron spent three years working in the private sector as a landscape architect on urban streetscape and development forestry projects in the United Kingdom, Quatar, and Bahrain. At the Center, Aaron is focused on describing the ecosystem services and other benefits of urban forests and further quantifying those benefits.