Devin grew up in San Luis Obispo, spending time hiking and biking on many of the local trails. He has his bachelor’s degree in ethnobotany from Humboldt State University, but quickly found a keen interest in watershed restoration and fisheries work after his time in Watershed Stewards Program. He has been working in ecological restoration activities covering the west coast from Washington, Idaho, Oregon and California. He has worked in various sectors of the marketplace including federal, state and non-profits. Devin is a strong advocate for community stewardship, collaboration and ecological restoration.