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Edward K. Faison, Senior Ecologist

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Ed has been at Highstead since 2006. He holds an MFS in Forest Science from Harvard University and a PhD in Environmental Conservation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Ed’s work focuses on deer & moose interactions with forests, the study and conservation of wildlands and intact forests, and forest history and long-term ecological change. Ed also advises conservation groups, educators, and land trusts about stewardship and forest monitoring and synthesizes and communicates ecological topics to the general public.

Ed can be reached at efaison@highstead.net.