Ryan M. Trapani — Ryan earned his Associate in Applied Science Degree in Forest Technology of May 2004 from the New York State Ranger School in Wanakena, NY and his Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Resources Management of May 2005 from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry in Syracuse, NY. Ryan graduated from New Paltz High School located on the eastern slope of the Shawangunk Ridge in 1999. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in June of 1999 and received an honorable discharge in June of 2005. From June through August of 2001 he first worked with the DEC out of the New Paltz office and decided that forestry was the career path he would choose. He entered the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry in September of 2001. After graduating from ESF Ryan went back to work with the DEC as an Assistant Forest Ranger on the Slide Mountain Wilderness Area for two seasons, then as a Fisheries Technician on the Hudson River. In April of 2006 he worked for the US Forest Service as a Wilderness Ranger on the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont. From August 2006 through February of 2007 Ryan was employed as an Environmental Educator with Frost Valley YMCA located in Claryville, NY. He was hired by CFA as its Education Forester in February of 2007.
- Education Forester - Forestry Education