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Our Team

Meet The Team

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Jonathan Lundgren

Position: Director/CEO

Degree: PhD Entomology Illinois, Msc. Entomology UMN, Bsc Biology UMN

Hometown: Lakeville, MN

Christina Lind

Position: Farmer & Communications

Degree: Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Spanish

Hometown: Mobridge, SD

Austin Adee

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: Bs Electrical Engineering

Hometown: Brookings, SD

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Liz Adee

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: Bsc. Horticulture

Hometown: Toronto, SD

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Dr. Mike Bredeson

Position: Scientist

Degree: PhD Biology SDSU, Msc Biology SDSU, Bsc Biology SDSU

Hometown: Litchfield, MN

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Roger Brown

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: UH60-PIC, FL, AMC, MTP, ME, NVG UT, HS

Hometown: Aurora, IL

Tia Busenitz

Position: Graduate Student

Degree: Pre-Med Biology WCU

Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina

Tommy Fenster

Position: Graduate Student

Degree: Ba Environmental Analysis at Pomona College, pursuing Msc at California State University, East Bay

Hometown: Prince George's County, Maryland

Position: Technical Staff

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Preparing for Prairie Burn

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Staff with seed

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Preparing for Prairie Burn

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Amy Heibult

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: AAS Landscape Design at Southeast Tech; BA Biology at SMSU

Hometown: Tyler, MN

Raeann Krull

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: pursuing Bsc Wildlife & Fisheries  

Hometown: Wallingford, IA

Braden Kullman

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: Environmental Science at UNC Wilmington 

Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC

Ian Lundgren

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: HS Senior

Hometown: Brookings, SD

Alex Michels

Position: Graduate Student

Degree: Bsc Biology at USD, Pursuing Msc Wildlife and Fisheries Science at SDSU

Hometown: Alvord, IA

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Dan Pecenka

Position: Technical Staff

Degree: Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Emphasis in small mammals, at SDSU

Hometown: Mitchell, SD

Dr. Ryan Schmid

Position: Scientist

Degree: PhD Entomology K-State, Msc Biology SDSU, Bsc Microbiology and Biology SDSU

Hometown: Elkhorn Township, IA

Allison Shorter

Position: Technician

Degree: BSc Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Bsc Ecology & Environmental Sciences, Minor GIS  

Hometown: Lonsdale, MN

Dr. Kelton Welch

Position: Research Entomologist

Degree: PhD Entomology University of Kentucky, Bsc Integrative Biology BYU

Hometown: Newton, IA