Professionally he is a versatile, intelligent, and dedicated Aquatic Ecologist. His career in ecology began in 1982 on foreign fishing trawlers in the Bering Sea. After twenty six months at sea, acquired over five years, he set sail for land. On land he carried out various studies on: salmon ecology, fishers surveys, urban streams, water quality, lakes, and timber harvests. Trained as a citizen activist he worked along side others to protect forested watersheds.
He now pursues life as writer, hobby farmer, and sharing his knowledge and wit with all who care to listen.