Nolan Kitts is a forester at the Snohomish and Whidbey Conservation Districts and an MS student at the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. At the conservation districts, Nolan applies his forestry knowledge to inform sustainable, science-based forest management decisions. He is particularly interested in climate change adaptation and mitigation in forest management. Before this, Nolan worked at a climate change think tank in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where he contributed to forest conservation programs in Brazil and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He holds a BS in Environmental Studies and Economics from Northeastern University.