Christopher Keene

Ecologist

Christopher Keene has a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Biology from Berry College near Rome, Georgia. Prior to Quest Chris worked as a wildlife manager for Anderson Whitetails at the JHA Ranch in George West, Texas where he assisted in surveying, monitoring and collecting movement data for whitetail deer, turkey and dove on this 2000 acre whitetail breeding ranch.

At Quest, Chris assists with a variety of habitat management tasks and wetland mitigation monitoring. His experience includes vegetation data collection and report preparation, manual canopy reduction of overgrown scrub, oversight of mitigation maintenance crews, and herbicide application to invasive exotic species. Chris has also assisted with the surveys and monitoring of avian species, include burrowing owl and Florida scrub-jay, and performs cell tower nest surveys for bald eagle and osprey. He has recently been certified as a Wildlands Fire Fighter and serves as a prescribed burn crew member.

During his free time, Chris enjoys hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and kayaking, as well as playing tennis and working on small carpentry projects.