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Lauren Stoneburner

Environmental Analyst
Resilient Landscapes Program
Historical Ecology
Urban Nature Lab

Lauren supports the Resilient Landscapes team’s study of urban and historic landscapes. She is passionate about working with stakeholders to foster functioning urban ecosystems and generate ecosystem services for diverse communities. Prior to SFEI, she earned her Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she regularly synthesized geospatial analysis and ecological principles with an examination of human systems to develop strategic conservation plans for clients such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the Open Space Institute. Prior to earning her master’s degree, she worked for environmental non-profits in Washington, D.C., and she has Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Studies and Human Evolutionary Biology.

Related Projects, News, and Events

Delta Aquatic Resource Inventory (Project)

DARI is the Delta Aquatic Resources Inventory of surface waters, wetlands and other aquatic resources in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta). The goal of the DARI project is to develop a geospatial inventory of aquatic resources that will be used as a common base map for the Delta. A similar mapping approach used to create the California Aquatic Resource Inventory (CARI) will be applied to provide a map of the aquatic resources and their associated attributes.

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City of Riverside Urban and Historical Ecology Case Study (Project)

This study focuses on a segment of the Santa Ana River Parkway in and around the City of Riverside, where multiple habitat restoration projects are underway.

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Hidden Nature San Francisco (Project)

Hidden Nature SF brings a new perspective to our view of San Francisco, studying the city’s historical ecology in order to engage the public in re-imagining San Francisco’s ecological past, present, and future.