Andrew Ray is an Ecologist with the National Park Service. His work supports long-term amphibian and wetland monitoring in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and water quality monitoring throughout the region. His interest is in exploring how we can better integrate regional agency, NGO, and university science efforts and apply a more collaborative approach to ecosystem monitoring. He earned his PhD from Idaho State University, a M.S. from Northern Michigan University, and a B.S. from Purdue University. He is based in Bozeman, Montana.