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Nature’s Eye is a service provider of forestry, wildlife, environmental and outdoor recreation enhancement opportunities for landowners.  Our mission is to educate landowners and their families about the importance of land stewardship and equip them with the knowledge and resources needed to actively launch and maintain their management goals and objectives.  Our vision is to provide the best and most professional forestry and wildlife consulting services available for the landowners and families of America.  No matter how big or small a project is, whether its 1 acre or 100,000 acres, we dedicate our full attention to achieving each client’s vision for their property. 

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There is a growing demand among landowners and lease holders for a consultant with extensive knowledge of forest, environmental, and wildlife habitat management. Nature's Eye provides the services to meet that demand. We use our expertise to make the most of your investment by implementing science-based methods. Our biologists construct a specialized management plan for each property which acts as a compass to guide landowners to achieving their vision. 


The current market is saturated with companies that specialize in a particular service or focus on a certain game species, but is lacking in companies offering overall land and resource management. Nature's Eye fills this void by providing consultation, implementation, and specialized products to get the job done. 






Nature’s Eye LLC - Lufkin, TX

July 2013 - Present

Founder, Forester & Wildlife Biologist


Mossy Oak - West Point, MS

October 2006 - May 2013

Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries Operations Manager

Wildlife Biologist


Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries - Responsibilities included involvement in analyzing market demands to introduce, maintain, and sell products.  Information analyzed for product introduction included: budget, consumer market, staff, demand, availability, growth data, and product specs. Overall management responsibilities included: employee management, seed collection, treatment, storage, propagation, maintenance, record keeping, and proper order fulfillment.  Worked alongside Research and Development Manager for the exploration of new ideas and record keeping.  Sales responsibilities included working directly with consumers to match the proper species to the site being planted.  Tasks included analyzing landowner objectives, soil types and available inventory.


Forestry experience included: cruising timber, marking timber, prescribed burning, hack and squirt, herbicide spraying, site preparation, tree planting, designing management plans, invasive species control, streamside bank stabilization, wetland mitigation, native landscaping, implementing government cost/share programs (CSP, CRP, EQUIP), pest management, afforestation/reforestation, presentations, visual barriers, and Arcview GIS. 


Wildlife management experience included: food plot design and installation, waterfowl impoundments, dove fields, guiding hunts, management plans, avian box installation, native grass installation trapping, aerial waterfowl and eagle survey, DMAP, enclosure management,  implementing pollinator habitat, deer management, presentations, lake/pond management, implementing NRCS programs (CSP, CRP), deer camera surveys.  

Wildlife Solutions Inc. - Fairhope, AL

May 2006 - September 2006

Wetland delineation, timber appraisals, wildlife relocation, herbicide spraying, assisted with wildlife seminars

Southeastern Land Services - Mobile, AL

May 2006 - August 2006      

Forestry mowing, pond management, constructed bulkheads


Mississippi State University, B.S. Forestry and Wildlife Management


2017 QDMA Professional Deer Manager of the Year

2018 NWTF Partners Award






Nature’s Eye Consulting

September 2013 – Present

Wildlife Biologist/Forester/Client Relations – responsibilities include: constructing wildlife management plans and habitat reports, conducting virtual trail camera surveys, facilitating client enrollment in government cost-share programs and local management programs/co-ops, facilitating applications for property tax exemptions, client relations, managing social media and other marketing outlets, authoring articles for periodical publications, facilitating partner programs, record-keeping and general office management


Mossy Oak Land Enhancement Services/Nativ Nurseries

August 2012 - August 2013

Nursery Distribution Manager


Responsible for order fulfillment, customer service, and inventory management. Assisted with various aspects of propagation and nursery management. Assisted company wildlife biologist with virtual game camera survey.

USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, Cartographic

Technician, Starkville, MS, September 2007—December 2011

Assisted the Forest Inventory Analysis team in organizing and filing data and preparing reference materials such as past data records, maps, and aerial imagery for use by field cruisers

Mississippi State University Extension Service, Starkville, MS

May – August 2009

Assisted extension agent in writing/editing of text for educational signs for nature trails and research demonstration areas

Conducted image searches and assisted graphic designer with sign layout and design




M.S. Agribusiness Management

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, December 2011, GPA: 3.34/4.00


B.S. Forestry and Wildlife Management

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, May 2009, GPA: 3.32/4.00


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Nature’s Eye Consulting  

October 2015-Present

Client Relations/Office Management 


Current responsibilities include:

Natural resource management plans

ArcGIS mapping

Assist clients with federal and state government cost share programs, managed land programs, and tax valuations

Curriculum development

Client relations

Office management


Prior Experience:

Independent business owner         

January 1984 – December 2004

Basic accounting

Tax preparation

Compliance with state regulations

Record keeping

Customer service/client relations

Ellen Trout Zoo, Lufkin, TX          

June 2012 – August 2012

Zookeeper Intern


​Daily care of assigned animal collection

Animal shifting

Observed animal collection for signs of illness and lethargy

Cleaning and maintenance of exhibits and shifts

Exhibit renovation

Interacted with the public and assisted in providing safe and informative visitor experience

Daily record keeping for assigned animal collection


​Stephen F. Austin State University          

January 2011 – December 2011​


Teaching Assistant for introductory forestry course

Political Science Supplementary Instruction Leader​​


Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry/Wildlife Management and a minor in biology






Nature’s Eye Consulting

July 2013 - Present



University of Mobile B.S. 

Faulkner State A. S.


2009 - present:NWTF committee member

2012 - present: QDMA  committee member

QDMA Deer steward level 1 certification

2010 - present: Mossy Oak Pro Staff member

2014 - present: Hudalla associates Pro Staff member

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