Inspired by his time spent living and working across rural Australia, Paul returned to his native-home of Dublin, Ireland, completing a Master’s of Science, specializing in agriculture and environmental resource management. He has worked the last five years in the Northeastern United States in horticultural, arboricultural and conservation roles within the non-profit, government and academic fields. His primary responsibility at Mission RCD is coordination of the Santa-Margarita-San Luis Rey Weed Management Area (WMA). Paul also contributes to the development of conservation planning services offered by the MRCD. In his free time he enjoys traveling and hiking both locally and abroad, as well as, increasing his understanding of environmental resource management issues.