Josie is a field biologist with experience implementing habitat restoration and monitoring at various sites in Orange County. She has expertise in our local natural history including plants, plant communities, insects, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Prior to joining Laguna Canyon Foundation, Josie worked for the Irvine Ranch Conservancy and the Natural Resource Management department of California State Parks in Orange County. Josie studied Biology at California State University, Long Beach and received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with an emphasis on Ecology and Environment. She is certified through the National Association for Interpretation as a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG).