Jenna Sanford, Natural Resource Technician

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Jenna Sanford provides technical assistance to rural and urban landowners, and supports JSWCD staff, in implementation of stewardship projects concerning the conservation of our natural resources. Natural resource concerns of interest include water quality, soil health, riparian habitat quality, and invasive plant species.

Jenna graduated from State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science & Forestry at Syracuse University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Conservation Biology, with a minor in Recreation Resource & Protected Area Management. Jenna has called the Rogue Valley home since autumn 2015, when she moved to the west from the Adirondack Mountains in Upstate New York.

Jenna has a wide variety of field work experience including wetland delineation, complete environmental assessment, endangered and threatened species assessment and management, invasive species assessment and management, entomological research, forest health assessment, biodiversity surveying and project monitoring.  

Jenna highly values all aspects of the natural world in which we live and has a passion for fostering stewardship for the natural landscape in the public, as well as helping people to understand the value of our natural resources and how we may best utilize these resources while protecting and conserving their quality.  Jenna is grateful to be working with JSWCD to assist Jackson County landowners in the conservation of our natural resources.