Associate Environmental Scientist
Resilient Landscapes Program
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.