Jodie Murray Burns, Senior Scientist/Owner
Jodie Burns grew up on a farm in southwest Missouri within the Spring River watershed on Center Creek. It was there that she was first inspired by nature and began to love the outdoors. Mrs. Burns studied science at Harding University, Searcy, AR, and obtained her B.S. in Biology. She spent nearly four years working with an environmental consulting firm in the field of wetlands consulting (delineation, state and federal permitting, and mitigation project design) and environmental project management. Mrs. Burns then obtained a M.S. in Biology at the University of Arkansas with an emphasis in aquatic science and stream ecology. Her thesis title was Changes in Watershed Land Use, Geomorphology, and Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in Clear Creek, Northwest Arkansas, From 1948 To 1999. She performs endangered American burying beetle surveys, flora & fauna surveys, stream surveys, wetland delineations & permit coordination, along with environmental project management.
Professional Society Memberships:
Wilderness First Aid
Exp. Feb 2021