- Biological Assessments and Biological Evaluations
- Technical Writing/Editing
- Interdisciplinary (ID) Team Lead
- Contract Officer Representative (April 2008)
- Wetland Delineation (2002)
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas
- Master of Science, Social Work, University of Texas
- Master of Science, Biology, University of Colorado
- Regional Forester’s Award for Teamwork, 2007
- Colorado Riparian Association Award for Excellence in Riparian Management, 2004
- Carsey, K, et al. 2003. Field Guide to the Wetland and Riparian Plant Associations of Colorado.
- Tomback, et al. 2001. Delayed seed germination in whitebark pine and regeneration patterns following the Yellowstone fires. Ecology 82:2587-2600.
- Carsey K; and Tomback. 1994. Growth form distribution and genetic relationships in tree clusters of Pinus flexilis, a bird-dispersed pine. Oecologia 98:402-411.
- Tomback, et al. 1993. Tree clusters and growth form distribution in Pinus cembra, a bird-dispersed pine. Arctic and Alpine Research 25:374-381.
Kat worked as a conservation botanist and wetland ecologist for the state of Colorado and the Colorado Natural Heritage Program prior to joining the Forest Service in 2003. She worked as a zone botanist on the Arapaho-Roosevelt-Pawnee National Forests planning team, providing botany expertise on fuels, recreation, lands, special uses, grazing and restoration projects. She served as ID Team leader for a complex fuels reduction project and wrote the project Environmental Assessment. She was technical editor for the Forest Service Region 2 Species Conservation Assessments Project. Kat has worked for TEAMS since 2008.