Bobby received his start in conservation by volunteering on an ecological reserve in the Mayan Biosphere Reserve of Guatemala with the non-profit organization, Volunteer Petén. While receiving his degree in Anthropology from Metropolitan State College of Denver he interned with Fifth Sun Development Fund as an Environmental Anthropologist in the rural villages of Northern Mexico. This is Bobby’s fourth season with the SCA, previously serving one season as an Individual Placement and two seasons as a Project Leader. He is a passionate outdoor enthusiast, conservationist, and is a certified Wildland Firefighter, Wilderness First Responder, and a Leave No Trace Master Educator. When he’s not surveying trails throughout the forest, you might find him canyoneering in Utah.