board member

Finlay Anderson

Associate Director
Associate Director (2015-)

Finlay Anderson is an environmental consultant specializing in water resources in the Pacific Northwest. Finlay has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Puget Sound, and worked as an estuarine ecologist for the University of Georgia’s Marine Insitute on Sapelo Island before obtaining a Masters of Science from Oregon State University in 1995. His M.S. though the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Science focused on marine and economic resource policies. Since 2003 Finlay’s professional work explored the interface between hydropower, aquatic resources, and policy. Finlay’s involvement with the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District began in 2012 when he and his family moved into the Balch Creek watershed. He viewed this as an opportunity to learn about upland conservation and forest practices and has developed a stewardship plan for his property that emphasizes wildlife habitat, invasive species control, and soil retention. And treehouses.

Contact Finlay Anderson at info@wmswcd.org.