University of Arizona
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Chris Jones began working as a Cooperative Extension agent for the University of Arizona in Gila County, Arizona, in 1999. He has been involved in Extension work since graduating with a B.S. degree in Forestry at Northern Arizona University in 1988, the same year he joined the Peace Corps (Guatemala). He earned an M.S. degree in Renewable Natural Resources at the University of Arizona in 1995. Chris co-founded the Climate Science Initiative under the auspices of the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals in 2011. In addition to the Master Gardener program, Chris has managed programs in watershed and water (Master Watershed Stewards), forest health, noxious weed management, and Wildland Urban Interface wildfire mitigation (Arizona Firewise).