Meet Allie Brandt, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for Bureau of Land Management-Nevada in Winnemucca.
In this photo, Allie is on a mapping project following a 2013 wildland fire.
Q: How long have you been with BLM in Winnemucca?
A: I have worked for the BLM since 2008. My positions have included: Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation (ES&R) Technician and ES&R monitoring Coordinator.
Q: What are the 3 best things about your job?
A: 1) My co-workers. I am fortunate enough to work with some really amazing people.
2) The rapidly changing/evolving field of GIS. I learn something new every day!
3) The opportunity to integrate GIS into other disciplines. I have utilized GIS in projects ranging from cultural surveys to compliance monitoring for the Burning Man event. These experiences have allowed me to learn a great deal about the other fields within the BLM.
Q: What is your favorite thing about the Winnemucca District?
A: The smell of sagebrush after it rains.
Q: What is an interesting Fun Fact about yourself?
A: I know Lewis Carol’s poem “The Jabberwocky” by heart.