Nick is the Executive Director of the Watershed Research and Training Center in Hayfork, CA. The Watershed Center, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, stewards the FAC Net. Trained as a forester, Nick has worked in a wide range of natural resource management and organizational leadership roles. As Director of The Watershed Center, he oversees forestry, fire and fuels, watershed and fisheries, youth engagement, enterprise development, and policy and research programs. He works at the local, regional and national scales on stewardship and community development issues. Nick directs the CA Statewide Wood Energy Team, is on the steering committee for the Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition, and is the Chair of the Northern CA Prescribed Fire Council.