Regional Specialist in Range Management, CSU Extension
Grand Junction, CO
Retta Bruegger is the regional specialist in range management for CSU Extension in Western Colorado, and one of the founding members of Drought Advisors. Prior to working for CSU Extension, she worked for CSU’s Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department in western Colorado, and in Mongolia on researching community-based adaptation to climate change. She received a MS in Rangeland Ecology and Management from the University of Arizona in 2012, and a BA from Colorado College in 2005. She is originally from the Roaring Fork Valley in the central mountains of Colorado. Since 2018, she has organized and spoken at drought workshops, reaching over 2,500 people.