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Birding in the Feather River region

Photo by Andrew Wright/Lighthawkphoto

Virtual workshop with wildlife biologist Paul Hardy

Photo by Betty Bishop

Photo by Andrew Wright/Lighthawkphoto

Photo by Andrew Wright/Lighthawkphoto

About Paul Hardy

Paul is an avid birder and avian wildlife biologist, born and raised in the Feather River Watershed. He founded the Land Trust and served as its Executive Director for 17 years. Paul brings a wealth of experience and expertise about birds, their habitats, and the native flora, fauna, and ecosystems of the Feather River Watershed.

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Paul holds degrees in wildlife biology from the University of California (B.S.) and the University of Arizona (M.S.). As a conservation specialist, Paul helps FRLT and other land trusts plan and implement conservation and land management strategies. His 30 years in conservation include working as a wildlife biologist on the Plumas National Forest, ​co-creating the Sierra-Cascade Land Trust Council and Northern Sierra Partnership,​ and ​serving on the​ boards of the California Council of Land Trusts and Plumas Audubon Society boards.

Paul leads Hardy Conservation and the Center for Conservation Renewal; however, his primary job is raising his daughter and son in Quincy, CA with lots of support from friends and family.

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