Nicole Feiten

  • Tillamook OR

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015

Life Cycle Monitoring Project Assitant

OREGON DEPARMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
LIFE CYCLE MONITORING PROJECT ASSITANT Conducted adult salmonid research one 3 adult live traps including marking, biological sample collection and release Conducted salmon and steelhead spawning surveys in the field on a weekly basis in adverse weather conditions Conducted mark and recapture research on juvenile salmonids using rotary screw traps Mounted and analyzed Adult and Juvenile Steelhead Scales for age identifaction Maintained, updated and reported from Multiple Microsoft Access Databases Contributed to Life Cycle Monitoring Annual Report
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

COOS

COOS
MONITORING AND EDUCATION ASSOCIATE COOS WATERSHED ASSOCIATION-UCAN AMERICORPS
Jul 2012 - Apr 2013

Environmental Scientist

KAPUR AND ASSOCIATES
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST ENGINEERING Wetland delineation using plant identification, hydric soil identification and hydrology analysis Use of Trimble GPS system equipment and relevant software Wrote wetland delineation reports for clients Reviewed projects for erosion control recommendations and environmental impacts Erosion and Sediment Control Compliance specialization State and Local Permit writing, submittal and maintenance Organization of and record keeping of multi-faceted projects Environmental reviews for endangered species, cultural/historical locations and wetland boundaries
May 2011 - May 2012

Research Assistant

CENTER FOR WATERSHED SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
RESEARCH ASSISTANT Data collection for groundwater monitoring and lake water quality Experience using technical field equipment including Mini piezometers, Hydrolab meters, surveying equipment and GPS units Conducted Aquatic Plant and Shoreline Surveys for several local lakes Logged water samples to be analyzed at state certified UWSP Water and Environmental Analysis Lab(WEAL) Delineation of drainage and seepage watersheds using ARC GIS Data analysis using GPS and ARC Map GIS systems and Microsoft Office Software Wrote reports and contributions to management recommendations and strategies Conducted research on Bear Lake in Forest County, WI examining causes of blue-green algal blooms Presented research at several regional Water Resource Conferences
Sep 2008 - May 2011

Browse Shop Manager

MAINTENANCE STAFF
BROWSE SHOP MANAGER/ Assisted in Educational Programs and Interpretive walks for vistors Provided support in Environmental Educational Events hosted by the reserve Oversaw front-office operations and provide impeccable customer service: Responsible for detailed account of register transactions and financial invoices Fulfill meeting room requests and all associated paper work after approved by the director Communicate vital information to the reserves trail Basic trail maintenance including brush removal from the trails and hazard tree removal from over the trail way Facilitated research assistance in Eurasian Milfoil removal project that included the biological control via weevils Physical removal of invasive Buckthorn that has taken over much of the understory in parts of the reserve Chemical removal of invasive Garlic Mustard that has started to enter the reserve TREEHAVEN SUMMER NATURAL RESOURCE TRAINING PROGRAM SIX WEEK SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM INVOLVING COURSES IN ALL ASPECTS OF NATURAL RESOURCE FIELDS Forest Inventory and measurements using GPS use and computer mapping. Land surveying that involved accurate measurements that included elevation and distance. Soil inventory techniques including horizon identification and texture evaluation. Field experience in wildlife management techniques including radio telemetry, identification and ecological necessity recognition including habitat and flora. Field experience in aquatic ecosystem evaluation including aquatic flora and fauna identification. This included lake and stream electro-shocking for fish tally and identification for classification of the stream or lake system
Sep 2009 - May 2010

Lab Assistant

AQUATIC INVERTEBRATE BIO MAINTENANCE STAFF
LAB ASSISTANT MONITORING LABORATORY Mounted midge larvae from a given sample to microscope slides for further evaluation and identification Accurate recording of label information including date, county, name of stream, number samples were taken and if they were repeated in the same manner and the number specimens were in a given sample Accurate tally of specimens and cautious transfer between sample vial and final mounting stage Mounted samples in a timely and orderly fashion by following given standard of procedure

Education

Education

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN WOOD COUNTY

B.Sc

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN STEVENS POINT

Skills

Skills

Groundwater Data Collection and Analysis

Water Quality Testing