Mr. Johnson has over five years of field experience. He has worked in the California Central Coast and Southern California conducting horticultural and ecological surveys. Mr. Johnson has led ecological surveys on the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Forest Ecology Research Plot for the monitoring of invasive species and the distribution of Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) communities. He has participated in herpetological surveys on the UCSC Natural Reserve and has experience trapping and handling various reptiles and amphibians. Mr. Johnson also has three years of experience working as a horticultural consultant throughout various regions of Southern California. During his time as a horticultural consultant Mr. Johnson surveyed ornamental plants for various pests and diseases and can identify a multitude of plant pathogens. He is trained in trapping and handling numerous insect and arachnid species, he has monitored and recorded characteristics of a variety of unique species and monitored their distribution in host plants. Mr. Johnson has five years of experience collecting and analyzing data with GIS maps.
Mr. Johnson received his B.S. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He graduated in 2018 with a degree in Biology. Mr. Johnson is currently leading field projects as a Restoration Ecologist and is utilizing her background to restore various types of habitats within California.