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Karen Lindsey is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Representative at the Arthur
Carhart National Wilderness Training Center. Karen works with the other agency representatives to develop and implement interagency wilderness training at the national, regional, and field course level. She also works with and responds to managers and staff within the National Wildlife Refuge System to develop and implement FWS-specific wilderness training needs. Karen is also involved with the Wilderness Distance Education Program and is a member of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wilderness Coordinators Group and the Wilderness.net Working Group. Karen came to the Carhart Center from the National Conservation Training Center where her responsibilities included development and implementation of the NCTC Land Management Plan, habitat restoration of forest and native grasslands, and coordination of ecological inventories and surveys. As a Training Course Leader, Karen planned, organized, coordinated, implemented and evaluated training programs in the technical and scientific fields including ecology, wildlife biology, and habitat restoration; and, in the land-based conservation and management programs including habitat management planning, monitoring, invasive species management and refuge management. Prior to that, Karen spent 7 years as a refuge biologist at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. While at Bear River, Karen developed and implemented inventory and monitoring, disease control, and habitat management plans, and developed and managed the refuge's GIS database. She holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Studies from Utah State University.