Roger Blew has a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Calgary and works as a contractor for the Department of Energy at the Idaho National Laboraotry. He serves as Technical Lead for the Ecological Support for Land Management Task at the Idaho National Laboratory. In this role, Dr.
Mark Novak recently retired from a 35-year career with the US Forest Service throughout the west as a Forest Ecologist and Forest Silviculturist. He also worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He graduated with a forestry science degree from the Univ. of Idaho in 1976 and completed advanced silviculture training at the Univ. of Washington and Oregon State Univ. in the late 1980s.
Filling out the scientific team is Andy Turner who was introduced to aviation with his first flight at two weeks of age in the rear seat of his parent’s Tripacer. He earned degrees in Biology and Zoology at Wittenberg University, Ohio State University, and Michigan State University before moving to Florida to conduct research in the Everglades. In 1997 he moved to Clarion, PA and began his present job as a professor at Clarion University.