Autumn Phillips-Lewis has been the land manager at the American Chestnut Land Trust in Southern Maryland since 2014. In this role, she oversees the public access and natural resource management on 3,500 acres of forest, meadow and marsh land on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. With a mission to "connect people to the land", Autumn and the other staff at ACLT maintain 24 miles of hiking trails, host many guided hikes, canoe trips and other conservation events, and spearhead collaborative efforts to achieve regional large-landscape conservation. Autumn earned a bachelor's in environmental science from Elizabethtown College and a master's in applied ecology and conservation biology from Frostburg State University. She is the Chair of the Calvert County Forestry Board and is a Certified Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional. In her free time, Autumn likes hiking with her husband and her two golden retrievers.
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- F02. Addressing Conservation and Climate through Collaborative Partnerships
September 17, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM