Rye has more than eleven years of experience in the fields of environmental monitoring, hydrology, and hydrogeology. Rye is a certified Hydrologic Technician with the American Institute of Hydrology. His focus is on field services, ground-water and surface-water hydrogeology, remedial investigations for gasoline and chlorinated solvents, and mapping using geographical information systems (GIS). Rye has extensive field experience throughout Montana and Wyoming and has previous experience with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG). While with MBMG he worked on numerous regional groundwater and surface water projects throughout south-central Montana.
B.A., Environmental Studies, Montana State University-Billings