Christa (she/her) grew up here in the Grand Valley and received her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and Technology from Colorado Mesa University in 2020. She previously had a part-time position conducting environmental research in the energy and mining fields and then worked as a middle school science teacher for District 51. She has always had an interest in hands-on science and understanding the changing world around her.

At RiversEdge West, Christa's position is held in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Grand Junction Field Office. She assists private landowners with restoration efforts in riparian areas. She is passionate about managing and restoring the land that she grew up in and being part of the solution. While not at work, you might run into her hiking on the local trails, snowboarding in the cold winters, or wandering through antique shops and thrift stores. She loves spending time with her daughter and exploring the paths life takes them on.

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