Charles F. Smith, Ph.D.
Debra Hill, M.S., grew up in Silver City, New Mexico, where she had full access to the Gila National Forest, and all of its amazing resources. She graduated with a B.S. in Zoology from Western New Mexico University, and earned her M.S. in Biology at New Mexico State University (NMSU). She has had great opportunities working with many of New Mexico’s reptiles and amphibians with the USGS, NMSU, and the Fish and Wildlife Service, where she has been for nearly twenty years. Currently, Debra is the Large River Branch Supervisor for the New Mexico Ecological Services Field Office, where she works on landscape scale conservation of our large riparian areas.