As our urban spaces continue to grow in density, we are faced with challenges that we can address in concert from Seattle to Shanghai. Bringing nature back is a key approach to making our cities healthier and more livable.
"All kinds of people should be able to live in and contribute to a healthy natural world."
"I work with communities to guide imperfect and messy ideas into concepts full of possibilities by encouraging our partners to be generous with their viewpoints, faith and challenge."
“The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthwhile, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility.” - Wendell Berry
"All good days in the woods end with dirty hands, sore knees, and more questions than answers."
"Guiding the development of forest and stream restoration projects in the temperate rainforests of Ellsworth Creek and the Olympic Coast, and the dry pine forests of the Central Cascades."
"A forester looking beyond the trees."
"Ensuring TNC’s efforts along the coast are benefitting the local communities."
"Doing her part to conserve rare species."
"Nurturing nature for wildlife and people."
"Bringing together stakeholders focused on east-side forests."
"From summit to sea, managing coastal forests for long-term sustainability and resiliency."
"Working with communities on developing and implementing shared priorities, particularly indigenous communities."
"Give me a landscape where instant gratification seekers are ignored and sincere explorers rewarded. This is prairie. This is shrub-steppe."