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Passionate About Nature & Learning



  • B.S. Conservation Biology & Minor in Environmental Writing and Rhetoric,  State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Highlighted Experiences

  • Young Naturalists - Program Leader (2019 - present)

  • Brookhaven National Laboratory - Forest Health Research and Outreach (2019)

  • NY State Parks - FORCES Steward (2018)

    • Taught environmental interpretation programs for park visitors​

    • Surveyed populations of the federally endangered Piping Plover and Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail

  • Albany Pine Bush Preserve - Technician (2017)

    • Surveyed population of the federally endangered Karner Blue Butterfly​

    • Bird banding

  • Cranberry Lake Biological Station - Student Research Project (2016)

    • I was featured in the award-winning short film documentary by Zoya Baker, "Cranberry Lake."  Now available on YouTube. Watch for me demonstrating how to catch dragonflies!​

  • Honeywell Summer Science Week at the MOST (Museum of Science and Technology)

    • Assistant Counselor (2013 - 2016) 

Environmental Interpretation Professional Development

  • NAAEE "What is Environmental Education?" educator certification course

  •  Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands: "Foundations of Interpretation" online course

  • The following 3-hour training workshops:

    • Project WILD

    • Project WET

    • Project Learning Tree

    • Project Flying WILD

    • Project Learning Tree: Places We Live

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