Project Manager, Natural Resource Management
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- Master of Science in Geology, Western Washington University
- Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Colorado College
Mr. Dirk Rasmussen started with the NRM Field Institute in 2016. Dirk obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Colorado College in 2012. Following graduation, he spent two years working for Colorado College where he taught geology, mentored student research, and assisted with faculty research.
Dirk also worked as an environmental educator for the Catamount Institute and continuously works to promote environmental stewardship through place-based education. Dirk earned his Master of Science in Geology from Western Washington University in 2016.
Dirk’s expertise is in sedimentary geology and stratigraphy. His research focuses on the Paleocene–Eocene transition and the provenance of sediment deposited in Laramide basins.
When Dirk isn’t conducting fieldwork, he spends his summers guiding in the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norway.
Dr. Katherine Warner
- Ph.D. in Ecology, Colorado State University
- Master’s Degree in Land Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University
Dr. Warner obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University, and received her Master’s degree in Land Resources from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Warner returned to Colorado State University to complete her Ph.D. in Ecology, where she studied the impacts of natural gas development on a bat community in northwestern Colorado. Between each of her degrees,
Dr. Warner worked for a variety of organizations. She served as an Environmental Education Instructor in the US Peace Corps, a Restoration and Education Technician with the National Park Service, a Preserve Steward for The Nature Conservancy, a Conservation Biology Research Technician at Lewis & Clark College, and as an Acoustics Research Associate at Colorado State University.
Dr. Warner is broadly interested in wildlife conservation and management, habitat restoration, and bioacoustics. She is thrilled to oversee the Timberline Field Institute, where classroom learning is complemented by hands-on work experience, paid summer technician opportunities, and collaborations with many natural resource partner organizations.
Dr. Warner started working at CMC in 2016, and looks forward to maintaining and developing diverse NRM projects and learning opportunities.
Adjunct Faculty, Developmental Studies
- M.S. University of Bridgeport, Reading Emphasis, Bridgeport, Connecticut
- B.S. Springfield College, Rehabilitation Services and Psychology, Springfield, Massachusetts
- COURSES TAUGHT
- College Composition and Reading CCR 092, 094-Colorado Mountain College
- Learning Lab High School Equivalency Instructor-Colorado Mountain College
- English as a Second Language-Colorado Mountain College
- Graduate Education Instructor; Teacher Masters Program-University of Bridgeport
Education, travel, rock climbing and triathlons.