David Lopez-Portillo

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AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Program Member

David graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Environmental Management and Protection and a Minor in Water Science. He originally majored in Forestry and Natural Resources, concentrating in Fire and Fuels Management. Before switching his major, David trained to be on a fire crew and obtained a number of Wildland Firefighting certifications. David has worked for a consulting firm surveying for the endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizard. His fascination with fresh water streams and wildlife has driven him to pursue career opportunities that involve working outdoors. David is a bird watching enthusiast and loves to hike. He is currently a Watershed Stewards Program Member serving under the mentorship of the US-LT RCD.