Daniel is passionate about promoting the ecological heritage of the Chicagoland region and applying his knowledge to the surrounding Midwestern region through the conservation of our native flora and fauna. He is further driven to find inspired solutions that create a harmonious balance between human and wildlife activity in the spaces that we inhabit. Prior to joining Living Habitats he worked for V3 Companies and was involved in a number of restoration projects in the Chicago region leading and instructing crew restoration activities.
Daniel graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He is actively involved in the Illinois Native Plant Society Northeast Chapter and has obtained a Chicago Wilderness Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Crew certification.