Natural Resources and Environmental

Environmental Specialist

Andrew J. Baranowski

Andrew serves as the Environmental Specialist at Steigerwaldt Land Services. He is responsible for supporting the Land and Resources division through the Environmental Department. His responsibilities include soil and vegetation sampling, invasive species identification and control, data recording, field observations, and timber marking.

Andrew specializes in soil and vegetation sampling as well as invasive species control.

Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree from UW- La Crosse in Geography with an emphasis in Environmental Science.

Prior to his current position, Andrew was summer help at La Crosse Beverage and an intern for the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) with helping to track soil erosion on their property.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, and watching sports.
715.453.3274, ext. 310

Environmental Project Manager

Austin M. Schoen

As a Environmental Project Manager for Steigerwaldt, Austin is responsible for setting up and administering timber sales, harvest boundary delineations, timber marking and gathering inventory data.

Prior to his current position, Austin had spent time working various LTE positions at other environmental-based organizations. His most recent experience was with the County of Columbia as a Land and Water Department Intern.

Austin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and graduated in 2019. He then returned to UW-Stout and earned his Master’s degree in Conservation Biology in 2021.

In his free time, Austin enjoys spending time with friends and family. He also enjoys fishing, boating, hiking, and many other outdoor activities. Some of his other favorite activities include golf, volleyball, and traveling.
715.453.3274, Ext. 348