Dr. Mark Ashton

Faculty Profile and Research Interests

  Dr. Marlyse Duguid
Director of Research

Faculty Profile and Research Interests

Orefice Cows Dr. Joseph Orefice
Director of Forest & Agricultural Operations 
Faculty Profile and Research Interests



Laura Green
Naturalist Program Fellow & Research Coordinator

Laura coordinates research activity at the school forests, oversees a summer internship for students interested in field ecology, and supports natural history education. Laura is a field botanist, and her research interest is in understory plant communities. She graduated from F&ES with her MF in 2018. 


Frank Cervo
Forest Manager

Frank oversees management activity on the forest.  He graduated with his MF in 2019.

Office Hours: Wednesday 2-3pm; Steep, Coffee & Tea @ YSB


Rosa Goldman
Quiet Corner Initiative Manager

Rosa manages the Quiet Corner Initiative at the School Forests. She grew up not too far from the Quiet Corner in western Massachusetts, and is excited about all of the ways that forest management, conservation, and ecology deepen one’s sense of place. Rosa graduated from F&ES with her MF in 2019.

Graduate Student Employees

  Reid Lewis, MF ‘20
Assistant Forest Manager
  Jessica Lloyd, MF ‘20
Assistant Forest Manager

Michael Storace, MF ‘20
QCI Assistant

Michael is a second year Master of Forestry (MF) candidate where he specializes in private and public conservation that incorporates the needs of local communities and works towards large-scale ecological benefits. Michael is interested in land management, as well as working with private landowners to implement conservation and management projects that meet landscape scale context and small-scale management goals. Michael has lived in New England all his life and is excited to get involved with the landowners in northeastern Connecticut.


Eliot Nagele, MF ‘21
QCI Assistant

  Damaris Chenoweth, MESc ‘21
Story Map & Visual Communication Assistant