Mr. Ort joined GSRC in 2022. He has 5 years of environmental work experience on various types of wildlife and habitat restoration projects. His past work experience has been in trail maintenance, invasive tree removal, and over two years of volunteering through Americorps on various environmental, disaster response, and wildland fire projects including the knowledge to safely use and handle herbicides. Since joining GSRC, Mr. Ort has had experience working on various ecological projects across California and Arizona. He has conducted habitat restoration and plant management for multiple government agencies such as Border Patrol, Marines, and Air Force.