Ross Hackbarth has 4 years of experience working on habitat restoration projects and conducting environmental field surveys. He has taken part in restorations of native communities including coastal dune systems in northern California, coastal sage scrub in southern California, cactus scrub in southeastern Cuba, and tallgrass prairie in southwestern Wisconsin. Ross has completed field surveys and site mapping for both invasive and endangered plant species, including community species composition analysis. He has also worked on wetland delineations, nursery management, and wildlife surveys.
Ross holds a Bachelor of Science degree in botany with a concentration in plant taxonomy and biogeography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.