Shane leads the Tahoe-Sierra Team at SIG. Shane is a Wildlife Biologist with more than 25 years of professional natural resources management, policy and research experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors. His experience is broad and includes managing the design and implementation of a status and trend monitoring and evaluation program, leading regional natural resource planning efforts, managing improved forest management carbon projects, aquatic plant monitoring and mapping, life cycle assessment, GIS analysis and drone imagery collection, managing wildfire risk research projects, preparing and reviewing environmental documents, and conducting a variety of wildlife investigations (e.g., home range, habitat use, food habits, disease). Prior to joining Spatial Informatics Group, he was the Science, Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and was the Wildlife Program Manager for the US Forest Service. Shane has a BS majoring in Wildlife and a MS majoring in Natural Resources from Humboldt State University.