Judy Kowalski has been a research technician at NWREC since 2002. She currently assists Lloyd Nackley in the Nursery program and Chal Landgren in the Christmas tree program as well as managing the NWREC website and Facebook page. Judy assists with research trials at the NWREC and at grower cooperator sites. She works on a wide range of projects including the establishment and maintenance of Christmas tree seed orchards, crop safety trials with nursery crops, and work with beneficial insects. She is a graduate of Clackamas Community College with A.A.S in Ornamental Horticulture and enjoys anything plant related, especially photography!