Wendell is a Great Valley native and comes to the Wild Farm Alliance Board from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) where he enjoyed a 34-year career, primarily as a field conservationist.  After retirement from NRCS, he worked for Point Blue Conservation Science to help initiate their Working Lands Program, characterized by a cadre of Partner Biologists and their Rangeland Monitoring Program.  Wendell brings his knowledge and experience with fish and wildlife biology, ecology, habitat management and restoration as well expertise working with private landowners to plan, design, implement and monitor conservation actions on their working (farms, ranches, and forest) lands.