About Us


Jenny and Cary Banding


Partners in Wetland Dynamics, LLC:

Cary Aloia and Jenny Nehring

Cary Aloia

As a Partner and Biologist with Wetland Dynamics, Cary has over 20 years of experience in the SLV, Intermountain West, and US working on a variety of projects. She started her professional career with the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO) performing wetland site assessments and monitoring on Colorado Wetland Programs (CWP) sites. As a biologist with RMBO’s Wetland Monitoring and Evaluation Program she was responsible for field data collection, data entry, data analysis, report writing, and evaluation of field methods. Read more…

Jenny Nehring

Jenny has 20 years of experience in the San Luis Valley (SLV) and has contributed to a number of avian projects  providing technical services to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), and Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT). Since 1998 Jenny has worked with a small population of Gunnison Sage-grouse (GUSG) at Poncha Pass in Saguache County (see Gunnison Sage-grouse Coordination and Monitoring).   Read more…


  • The Wildlife Society
  • Colorado Chapter of the Wildlife Society
  • Wetland Working Group: The Wildlife Society
  • Society of Wetland Scientists
  • San Luis Valley Weed Management Association
  • San Luis Valley Wetland Focus Area Committee
  • San Luis Valley Friends of the Refuge
  • Monte Vista Crane Festival Committee
  • Poncha Pass Working Group
  • Rio Grande Basin Water Plan – Sub-committee
  • Colorado State Steering Committee for the Intermountain West Joint Venture