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Tim Watters, Owner, Manager - Operations, Marketing and Sales
 

B.A. Economics, Denison University

 

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Tim joined NFNP in 2006 after moving his family to eastern Idaho from the midwest. He has a background in small business ownership and investment banking. Tim leads our sales and marketing team and oversees all operations and finance related issues for our company.

 



Jeffrey Klausmann, Owner, Manager and Wetlands Scientist
 

M.S. Land Rehabilitation, Montana State University; B.S. in Wildlife Biology, University of Vermont

 

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Jeff has sixteen years experience in wetland habitat mitigation, restoration and enhancement, bio-engineered erosion control and the restoration of native plant communities. Most recently he has focused on restoration and creation of water bird habitats for sensitive species and the establishment and maintenance of dry land plant communities for upland nesting waterfowl, passerine songbirds and upland game. Jeff has designed over 30 wildlife habitat projects throughout the west.

 



Kathleen Scott, Marketing and Sales Support Manager
 

B.A. Communication Arts, Notre Dame of Maryland University

 

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Kathleen joined North Fork Native Plants in 2013 to assist with operations and sales support. Originally from Baltimore, she obtained a B.A. in Communication Arts from Notre Dame of Maryland University, and has over 21 years of career experience in various corporate settings, from insurance to banking. After several vacations to the area, Kathleen decided that she belonged out West. She made Jackson, Wyoming her home and moved to beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho five years later. In her spare time, she can be found pursuing some of her favorite activities such as skiing, hiking, kayaking and spending time with her husband and son, as they attempt to better her fishing skills on the local rivers and lakes. She enjoys the rewards of working for NFNP, and seeing first hand the immediate impact our products make for our customers and the environment.

 



Ty Blacker, Facility Manager
 

B.A. Business Management, Idaho State University

 

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Ty has been with North Fork Native Plants since 2004 and has been integral in the development and growth of the nursery. He came to NFNP with nine years of management experience. Originally from Rock Springs, WY, Ty has lived in the Idaho Falls area for 18 years. On top of managing the staff and overseeing all production at the facility, Ty is the jack of all trades and facilitates everything from implementing extensive labor and inventory database tracking systems, to any repairs and renovations that are needed, building new infrastructures to water control structure design and installation. Ty has three adorable daughters and enjoys fishing, hunting and being outdoors. Hes an award winning brewer, the current president of the local homebrew club and moonlights as the assistant brewer at a local brewery.

 



Jeff Rebernak, Head Grower
 

B.S. Agronomy, The Pennsylvania State University

 

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An Illinois native, Jeff brings to North Fork Native Plants his 10 years of experience in agronomy. His professional career as a Crop Advisor has exposed him to a variety of agricultural and horticultural production systems across the nation. Jeff has worked in many agricultural regions including Central Pennsylvania, the Chesapeake Bay area of the Mid-Atlantic, the northern Corn Belt, and most recently in the Intermountain West as a Crop Advisor in the Teton area of Idaho and Wyoming. He advised growers on their fertilizer, seed, and pesticide management decisions related to crop physiology and production, as well as land management. He also has experience as a Soil Conservationist with NRCS, where he provided conservation planning assistance to farmers and landowners in Fremont County, Idaho. Jeff holds a Statewide Consultant license with the Idaho Department of Agriculture as well as a Certified Crop Advisor credential from the American Society of Agronomy. In his free time, Jeff enjoys backpacking, skiing, fly-fishing, and gardening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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