Emma Steer Resume
6970 Pembroke Dr Reno, NV 89502 - ------------ - ------------
UC Davis graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Horticulture with a specialization in Plant Biodiversity and Restoration. Experience working in the field monitoring, surveying, and managing vegetation, working in a greenhouse and nursery, and background botanical knowledge and relevant coursework. High physical stamina, reliable and organized.
University of California, Davis
September 2014 - June 2018 (Graduated)
Specialization in Plant Biodiversity and Restoration. Graduated with a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Silver Creek High School
Longmont , Colorado
Graduated- May 2014
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation, Reno, NV
Americorps Restoration Technician
September 2019 – August 2020
Conducted invasive plant removal, native plant revegetation and management, infrastructure and trail building and maintenance, site monitoring and surveying, GIS mapping, interpretive sign design, UTV operation and maintenance. Interpretive guide and pesticide use training.
Supervisor: Elena Larsen (can contact); ------------; ------------
The Greenhouse Project, Carson City, NV
Americorps Greenhouse Technician
January 2019 – August 2019
Cultivated edible crops and flowers in greenhouse, hoophouse, and outdoor settings. Managed a permaculture garden, propagated and harvested crops, worked at farmer's market and plant sales, taught students and community members about high desert gardening.
Supervisor: Cory King (can contact); ------------; ------------
September 2016 – present
Designed custom marketing materials for various businesses including logos, posters and album covers. Custom tattoo designs, commissioned art pieces, and live painting at several festivals and music events.
Putah Creek Council, Davis, CA
June 2016 – August 2016
Native plant identification, propagation, and other nursery operations. Caring for field-planted native vegetation, building and maintaining trails, and managing other public recreation resources.
P.E.A.C.E. at UC Davis (September 2015-June 2017)
Vice President of the nonprofit 501(3)c organization on campus, coordinated and organized several campus and community wide events.
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (November 2018- September 2019)
Biodiversity researcher. Researched, collected, and summarized information on the flora of Truckee Meadows Parks.
Professional Skills & Hobbies
Excellent writing and communication skills; experience writing and presenting research proposals and management plans
Familiar with Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other database programs
Experience with plant identification and use of taxonomic keys
Familiarity with the cultivation and propagation of agricultural crops as well as common houseplants, specifically in the high desert climate
Hobbies include gardening, drawing and painting, cross stitching, and hiking
horticulture, greenhouse, nursery, restoration, plants, design, art, farming, agriculture, botany