Native Geographic, LLC is proud to provide a wide range of natural resource consulting services. By maintaining a small regular staff, Native Geographic, LLC, can be nimble and responsive to your organization’s needs while minimizing overhead costs and scheduling conflicts. For most projects, Jesse Mohr, Native Geographic, LLC’s owner and senior scientist, handles all of the work.
Addressing many of today’s natural resource and conservation challenges, however, can require a wide range of expertise and perspectives. When finding these solutions requires a team of complementary professionals, Native Geographic, LLC draws from a network of regular collaborators and subcontractors. Past Native Geographic, LLC collaborators include experts in the fields of education, bat biology, wildlife tracking, trail construction and maintenance, landscape architecture, international protected area management, conservation law, database design, statistics, land use regulation, rare plant identification, avian ecology, stream geomorphic assessment, and watershed planning.
Jesse Mohr, Owner and Ecologist Certified Wildlife Biologist®, Certified Forester®, and Ecologist:
As an ecologist, biologist, forester, conservation planner, and educator at the collegiate and high school levels, Jesse has worked and studied at the nexus of humans, nature, and conservation for over 15 years. As a practitioner and academic, Jesse has sought approaches and solutions that balance the needs of wildlife and ecosystems with healthy human communities. Jesse holds an M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont and a B.S. in Forest Ecology from the Evergreen State College.
Jesse grew up on a farm in upstate New York. After managing the farm for a few years, Jesse moved to Washington State and pursued a Bachelor’s of Science in Forest Ecology from the Evergreen State College. After graduating from Evergreen, he served as the college’s first forest manager and restoration coordinator, helping to balance and restore the diverse academic, recreational, and educational values of the schools’ 1800-acre forest and preserve. During his time in Washington, Jesse also supervised a Washington Conservation Corps Crew that worked on trail projects deep in the backcountry of Rainer and Olympic National Parks and the region’s many National Forests.
Jesse returned to New England for graduate school. He received his Master of Science in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont in 2006. While in graduate school, he founded Native Geographic, LLC. After graduate school, Jesse balanced his time between Native Geographic, LLC and teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in natural resource inventory and analysis at the University of Vermont. From 2010-2015, Jesse served as the part-time Executive Director of the Upper Valley Stewardship Center, a non-profit landowner collaborative dedicated to sustainable land management and advancing stewardship and outdoor education in the upper valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Jesse is a Certified Wildlife Biologist with the Wildlife Society, a Certified Forester with the Society for American Foresters, a licensed New Hampshire and Vermont Forester, and a Technical Service Provider with the Natural Resource Conservation Services.