Natasha joined the DRC team in 2016. She provides strategic oversight of the organization’s stream flow restoration programs including negotiating stream flow restoration agreements and convening and facilitating stakeholder processes in priority reaches.
Natasha holds a MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana with a focus on collaborative conservation and a JD from Lewis and Clark Law School with a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resource Law. Natasha moved to Bend in 2015 from Portland, OR where she worked as the Flow Restoration Director for The Freshwater Trust.
Prior to joining the Deschutes River Conservancy, she developed conservation land acquisitions for the Deschutes Land Trust. Natasha enjoys exploring Central Oregon by bike, skis and boat with her partner and two kids.