Resilient Landscapes Program
Urban Nature Lab
Helen is excited to be a part of SFEI’s Resilient Landscapes program, which she joined as an Environmental Analyst in 2022. She provides critical support on various projects related to urban and historical ecology, and is passionate about nature-based solutions, multi-benefit, community-driven planning, and climate resilience.
Helen earned a B.S. in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and a minor in Quantitative Science from the University of Washington, where she researched shell-boring polychaetes in Pacific oysters, analyzed long-term subtidal sea star community dynamics in Puget Sound, and characterized freshwater macroinvertebrate communities using eDNA methods.
In her free time, Helen enjoys scuba diving in Monterey Bay and discovering new camping spots in the Pacific Northwest.