Eric S. Schlender — Vice President
B.S. Wildlife Biology
Eric Schlender is a wildlife biologist and expert in wildlife habitat management including prairie restoration, prescribed burning, food plot management, invasive/exotic species control, wetland restoration, and stormwater management with 15 years of experience as well as many associations with government agencies, non-profit conservation groups, and private companies.
Throughout his tenure, Mr. Schlender has been studying all phases of wildlife biology and habitat management through the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Aside from his formal education, Mr. Schlender has gained most of his practical knowledge through field experience.
Mr. Schlender maintains membership in Pheasants Forever, The Aldo Leopold Foundation, Ruffed Grouse Society, Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association, Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, Ducks Unlimited, and The Nature Conservancy.
Mr. Schlender is currently the Director of Private Lands and Principal for EC3 Environmental Consulting, where his efforts are focused on habitat management and quality assurance. Mr. Schlender obtained a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point in 2003. He is a certified wildland firefighter, obtaining his certification through the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (SR130/190, 131, 234, 290). He is continually adding certifications to these credentials. He is a certified Pesticide Applicator through the State of Wisconsin DATCP.
In his free time, Mr. Schlender enjoys managing his own property, going on western hunting trips, coaching youth baseball and girls fastpitch softball and spending time with his wife, daughter and son. He is an active voting board member for Baraboo Legion Baseball, Thunder Girls Fastpitch Softball, Sauk County Pheasants Forever, St. Vincent DePaul Society, and Baraboo Amateur Baseball Association.
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