UCANR Strategic Initiatives
University of California
UCANR Strategic Initiatives

Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Panel Members

Initiative Leader

Photo of John M Harper John M Harper
Title: Strategic Initiative Leader-Sustainable Natural Ecosystems, Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.
Notes: Same as Mailing Address
UCCE-Mendocino County
890 N. Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 463-4495
Email: jmharper@ucanr.edu


Panel Members

Photo of Mr Morgan P. Doran Mr Morgan P. Doran
Title: Director, Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources
Specialty: Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8738
Email: mpdoran@ucanr.edu


Photo of Sabrina L. Drill , Ph.D. Sabrina L. Drill , Ph.D.
Title: Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Watershed education, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use planning, environmental literacy. Associate Director of California Naturalist.
Notes: Covers Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 586-1975
Email: sldrill@ucanr.edu


Photo of Dr Valerie Eviner Dr Valerie Eviner
Title: Associate Professor
Specialty: Using a mechanistic understanding of plant-soil interactions to increase our understanding and effective management of: invasions, restoration, biogeochemical cycling, global change, grazing systems, and sustainable agriculture.
1210 PES, Mail Stop 1; 1 Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-8538
Email: veviner@ucdavis.edu


Title: Professor
Deans Office
106 Surge IV
Davis, CA 95616
Email: jefoley@ucdavis.edu


Photo of Maggi Kelly Maggi Kelly
Title: Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: GIS, remote sensing, landscape ecology, wetlands, deforestation
130 Mulford Hall #3114
121 Mulford
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
Phone: (510) 642-7272
Email: maggi@berkeley.edu


Photo of Michelle Leinfelder-Miles Ph.D. Michelle Leinfelder-Miles Ph.D.
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Crop Production, Soil and Water Quality, the Delta
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: 209-953-6100
Email: mmleinfeldermiles@ucanr.edu


Photo of Dr Chris McDonald Dr Chris McDonald
Title: Inland and Desert Natural Resources Advisor, County Co-Director San Bernardino
Specialty: invasive plants, weeds, native plant restoration, vegetation management,
UC Cooperative Extension - San Bernardino County
777 East Rialto Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0730
Phone: (909) 387-2242
Email: cjmcdonald@ucanr.edu


Photo of Dr Max Alan Moritz Ph.D. Dr Max Alan Moritz Ph.D.
Title: Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Specialty: Fire Ecology and Management; Disturbance Regimes; Spatial Analysis and GIS; Fire Policy
Notes: Extension information: https://nature.berkeley.edu/moritzlab/extension/ Publications via Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=A_0DKxMAAAAJ
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
2400 Bren Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131
Phone: 805-893-8747
Email: mmoritz@ucanr.edu


Communications Liaison

Photo of Cynthia Kintigh Cynthia Kintigh
Title: Marketing Director
Specialty: Marketing, brand management, media strategies, snappy tag lines, alliteration, facilitator
2810 2nd Street
Room 177
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 750-1217
Email: cckintigh@ucanr.edu


Contact Information

To learn more about this initiative, contact the Initiative Leader, John Harper.

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Liaison, Cynthia Kintigh.

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