Jenny Dezso

Field Restoration Ecologist

Jenny joined the Estuary Partnership in 2016. She works with partners and private landowners across the region to identify, develop and implement habitat restoration projects to assist in the recovery of Pacific Salmon. Her work takes her from floodplains in the Columbia Gorge floodplains to tidal wetlands along Columbia River tributaries and to upper watershed creeks and habitats. She is leading implementation of several projects that will restore historic floodplains and wetlands, revegetate native riparian forests, and place large wood habitat structures. Prior to joining the Estuary Partnership, Jenny was Project Manager at the Clackamas River Basin Council. She also worked for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and was an AmeriCorps member at The Nature Conservancy.She holds a B.A. in Environmental Science and Geography from the University of South Florida.