As California Rangeland Trust’s Conservation Associate, Nancy Lemos is responsible for coordinating and conducting conservation easement monitoring, compiling and submitting monitoring reports, creating photo point maps, and maintaining project files, photographs, databases and archives of the Conservation Unit. Nancy has been involved in keying, identifying, and mapping vegetation using GIS software as a Graduate Research Assistant. While working in the Caltrans District 5 Environmental Planning Department, Nancy completed biological reports for minimal impact projects, produced monitoring reports for federal agencies, completed permit applications, and assisted in plant identification field surveys.
At Cal Poly, Nancy received a B.S. Degree in Animal Science with a minor in Rangeland Resources and a B.S. in Ecology and Systematic Biology. She is currently finishing up a M.S. Degree in Agricultural Sciences with an Animal Science specialization. Her thesis involves a comparative small rodent observational study involving an analysis of species captures, diversity index, and species richness among a livestock grazed site and a livestock rested site.