Laura Lee Lienk - Argentina RPCV

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Laura Lee Lienk - Argentina RPCV

Laura Lee Lienk - Argentina RPCV

Laura Lee Lienk - Argentina RPCV

Laura Lee Lienk

B.S. in Biology from the College of William and Mary M.S. in Science Education and Field Natural History from Cornell University

Laura Lee Lienk is Education Program Coordinator for the Watershed Institute, and the Applied Science and Technology Coordinator for the Service Learning Institute, as well as a Lecturer in Applied Watershed Restoration Service Learning . She brings a broad set of academic and research skills to the ESSP program, including expertise in watershed and native plant restoration and curriculum design. One of her current projects is the Return of the Natives Restoration Education Project, which provides learning experiences, research opportunities and community-based training projects for ESSP students as well as programs for K-12 schools, and restoration training for teachers. She also coordinates native plant restoration projects in the Salinas Valley, Moro Cojo Slough, and Fort Ord Public Lands. As the Applied Science and Technology Service Learning Coordinator, Ms. Lienk develops opportunities for service learning through facilitating connections between the university and local agencies, schools and the general community. She also assists ESSP faculty in designing and selecting community partners for Service Learning classes. Ms. Lienk has served with many state level committees on environmental education, and has directed educational programs, worked as a naturalist, and served with the Peace Corps in Argentina as a teacher/trainer in environmental education. She is also a contributing writer for the curriculum series, A Child's Place In The Environment. She has travelled extensively, studied gas exchange in termite mounds in Namibia, and food plant selection of golden marmots in the Himalayas. Some of her other interests include hiking, backpacking, cross country skiing, and gardening.

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