Abigail Henson

Environmental Scientist
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • August 31, 2019

Environmental Scientist and graduate of Wittenberg University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and minors in Biology and Economics. Experience in wildfire, prescribed burning, invasive plant management, soil health, and water quality monitoring. Looking for environmental field and management positions.

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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science @ Wittenberg Univeristy
Aug 2014 — May 2018
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and minors in Biology and Economics.


Program Coordinator @ The Ohio State University
Jun 2019 — Current
Provide support to Dr. Rattan Lal, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (C-MASC) and the South Asia Initiative.
Work closely with the Business Office and OSU Research Foundation to manage active projects and make recommendations regarding funding sources.
Prepare grant proposals, brochures, scientific manuscripts, and books.
Coordinate all logistics for the C-MASC.
Prepare presentations for professional meetings.
Restoration Ecology Apprentice @ The Columbus Zoo & Wilds
Feb 2019 — Aug 2019
Research and monitor ecosystem recovery of post-vegetation conversion through soil and vegetation testing.
Perform habitat improvement and monitor ecosystem recovery though water quality testing, invasive plant management, as well as vegetation and wildlife surveys.
Perform data analysis, report writing, and seminar presentation.
Engage in community outreach through restoration activities with visiting school groups.
Integrated Fire and Recreation Technician @ United States Forest Service, Student Conservation Association
Jun 2018 — Oct 2019
Perform fuel management and fire suppression.
Measure and report weather, topography, and fuel variables for spot weather forecasts.
Perform habitat improvement projects, including wetland restoration, land surveying, and seeding.
Communicate fire safety information and recreation policies to the general public.
Perform trail and campsite maintenance.
Direct campsite and roadside clean-up projects.

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