Marirose graduated with a BA in biology with an emphasis in botanical science from the University of Montana, Missoula. She gained experience in botany working as a field technician for the Forest Service, non-profits, and the university. She has also worked as a lab technician in a salmon and trout genetics lab, and has organized environmental education classes for local homeschooled children.
Marirose works as a botanist for MPG Ranch where she performs vegetation surveys and conducts a pollinator monitoring program. She lives in a little hand-built cabin in the woods with her husband and their four young children who keep them very, very busy.
Kuhlman, M., & Burrows, S. (2017). Checklist of bees (Apoidea) from a private conservation property in west-central Montana. Biodiversity Data Journal 5, e11506. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.5.e11506.