Teresa Lorenz is an ecologist and natural resource professional, currently conducting research on Clark’s nutcracker and whitebark pine with Dr. Taza Schaming. She recently completed a post-doc with the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, where she researched cavity nesting birds and worked with the threatened marbled murrelet. In 2014, Teresa received a Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Idaho. Her dissertation research focused on cavity nesting birds in post-fire landscapes. Teresa also holds an M.S. in Ecology from Utah State University. She is based in Naches, Washington.