Alex Hascha is a Resource Management Specialist at the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council, specializing in forestry and wildlife biology.

Prior to joining the Council staff, Alex’s experience in New Jersey includes working as a Seasonal Forester with the New Jersey Forest Service(NJFS) and as a Naturalist for the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation. Working with the NJFS, Alex provided plan review and oversight of project sites in the No Net Loss Program. He also assisted in invasive species management work involving the Southern Pine Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer.  In Ocean County, Alex developed and implemented environmental education programs and events designed to engage the public in ecological and conservation matters. His experience also includes wildlife management work with the port authority of New York and New Jersey, and biological assessment and sampling in a fisheries program for the Idaho Fish and Game Department.  

Alex holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), and an AAS in Forestry Technology from the SUNY ESF Ranger School.