Jeff Harrison – Forest Technician and Project Inspector
Jeff Harrison joined Lomakatsi’s technical forestry team in the summer of 2012. In his time with the organization he has become an important asset. Jeff’s primary job responsibilities specifically include oversight and inspection of timber operators and forestry contractors hired by Lomakatsi to implement restoration forestry projects on Forest Service stewardship projects taking place across Region 6. Jeff also serves as a key member of the organization’s team of restoration forestry technicians where he conducts the tasks of project layout, data collection, site surveys, tree marking and monitoring.
Before joining Lomakatsi, Jeff completed his B.S. degree in Forest Hydrology with minors in Wildland Soils, Geology, and Environmental Ethics from Humboldt State University in 2004. Jeff’s forestry experience included working as a project inspector for the US Forest Service in Ketchikan, Alaska which entailed two years of performing stand exams. He also worked in southwest Oregon as a project inspector in the Wild Rivers District of the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest outside of Cave Junction where he performed project inspections. Jeff has lived in the Applegate Valley near Ruch, Oregon for the last few years with his wife, children and dog Buster.