MEET OUR TEAM

JEREMY TURNER - Managing Forester

Forestry Accreditation: Licensed NH Forester #318, Licensed VT Forester #1869, Certified Tree Farm Inspector #17822, NH Certified Professional Logger, Former Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified Resource Manager and Member Forest Stewards Guild-Since 1998

 

Education:  Associate of Science - Thompson School of Applied Science - Forest Technology
Bachelors of Art: University of New Hampshire

 

Part of the Meadowsend Team Since: 1996

 

Interests/Hobbies: Learning how little I know, Tending our farm and woodlot, Hanging out with the dogs and farm critters, Mt. Biking, Keeping Bees and Being present.

LAURA FRENCH - Forester

Forestry Accreditation: Licensed NH Forester #405, Licensed VT Forester #148.0121866, TSP-NRCS, Certified Tree Farm Inspector and Member Forest Stewards Guild.

 

Education:  Bachelors of Art  University of Vermont  Studio Art
Bachelors of Science  University of Vermont  Forest Management 

 

Part of the Meadowsend Team Since: 2005 

 

Interests/Hobbies: Working on our farm, Canning and making pies, Knitting, woodworking, sign making, and painting, Being in the woods and Observing our ravens, Ross and Rose.

RYAN KILBORN - Forester

Education/Accreditations: University of Vermont Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Wildlife Biology - 2005, Member of the Forest Stewards Guild, NRCS Technical Service Provider, Vermont Tree Farm Inspector & Committee Member, Licensed Herbicide Applicator, VT PFL #148.0121908, NH PFL #442.

Part of the Meadowsend Team Since: 2013

Interests/Hobbies:  Anything outdoors, including mountain biking, hunting, canoeing or camping.  I have a hidden desire to build a camper van and travel portions of the United States that I have not seen.

MATTHIAS NEVINS- Forester

Background and experience: Matthias grew up in Warner, NH and worked at Musterfield Farm in North Sutton, NH every summer through college. After graduating, he went on to serve with AmeriCorps in Western Massachusetts assisting local land trusts, towns, and community organizations with land conservation projects. This experience led to work as a land conservation specialist with Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, a regional land trust in northwestern Massachusetts. After completing a masters degree in Forest Science from UVM, he went on to work with the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative as a researcher and data analyst before shifting to work full-time with a private consulting forester in in Waterbury, VT. 

 

Education:     Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Conservation Biology from St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY – 2012

                        Masters of Science (M.S.) in Forest Science from the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT – 2019

 

Part of Meadowsend Team Since: 2020

 

Interests/Hobbies:  Recreating outdoors through the seasons, fishing, working in the garden, spending time with family.

LAURA BRYER- Office Manager

Education:  Castleton State College, Vermont 2003

Self-proclaimed Master's in the art of business and client relationships. VP of the family business on the coast of Maine for 10 years in the high-end residential construction world. 

Former gallery manager for Maine Magazine at Portland Art Gallery managing & promoting 65 fine art artists. Matching beautiful works of art with their forever homes across the globe. 

Part of the Meadowsend Team Since: 2020

Interests/Hobbies:   Interests/Hobbies Outdoor enthusiast- Outdoors enthusiast- Hiking, taking care of our land, New England travel, adventuring in our little Super Cub airplane to see our surroundings from above. I’m in love with being a mom to our little Genevieve (age 6). Foodie, animal lover, wanna-be artist, baking & entertaining family/friends. Eternal optimist.

SAM LARABEE- Restoration Forester

January 01, 2020

Education/ Experience: SUNY ESF Ranger School Associates of Science in Environmental Conservation 2012; SUNY ESF Bachelors of Science in Natural Resources Management. I’ve spent multiple years working with The Nature Conservancy performing restoration work around the country including Arizona, the Upper Midwest, and Mississippi. My work involved using controlled fire, with burns ranging from 50 to1,500 acres to promote native plants and herbicides and mechanical treatments to remove invasive species. In addition to my restoration work I have assisted on measuring stream flows, erosion control, and many endangered species studies, from rare orchids in the tallgrass prairie to small fish in the deserts of the southwest.

Part of the Meadowsend Team Since: 2020 

 

Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, hunting, fishing, playing soccer, going on adventures with my fiancé and our dog. I also love to cook and explore different cuisines.

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