Andrew Telander is an ecologist for WEST. Andrew received a Bachelor of Science in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management from the University of Wyoming in 2010 and a Master of Science in Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management from the University of Minnesota in 2013. His graduate work focused on assessing the hydrologic impact of black ash trees on the hydrologic budget of black ash wetland forests in northern Minnesota. Since starting at WEST in 2013, Andrew has worked on a variety of natural resource projects conducting statistical analyses and database management. He has also worked on a variety of energy-related projects in the Rocky Mountain region, including gas well pad pre-construction soil salvage and vegetation assessment, gas well pad noxious weed management and storm water assessment, noxious weed mapping, sensitive plant surveys, and baseline vegetation, soil, and water resource assessments. Andrew has administered training sessions for colleagues and students to teach R statistical software use and natural resource management concepts.