Carolyn Waldron is Midwest director of the Land Trust Alliance, leading programs that serve 170 community-based land trusts in a 13-state region. She has more than 25 years of experience in natural resources conservation and advocacy, working at the state, regional, and national levels. Carolyn has led projects to conserve large ecosystems including the Florida Everglades, the Okefenokee ecosystem, the Oregon territorial sea and the Hoosier National Forest. Previously, Carolyn directed the Environmental Law Program at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and served as an adjunct professor with the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. While at IU, she worked with the Indiana land trust community to develop a conservation funding campaign. Carolyn also served as a vice president with National Wildlife Federation, where she led their national wetlands conservation policy program and southeast region. She has worked for environmental consulting firms, including ICF Incorporated in Virginia and KERAMIDA Environmental in Indianapolis. Carolyn began her career in conservation as a volunteer leader in Indiana and has served as a board director of several nonprofit organizations. In the 1980s, she and others collaborated to establish the Hoosier Environmental Council, one of the state's first professionally-run environmental advocacy organizations. Carolyn holds an MPA in environmental policy and policy analysis and a BA in environmental studies and fine arts from Indiana University.
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- A09. Peb Tiv Thaiv: Fostering Equity with Farmers Through Land and Water Conservation
October 12, 2018
10:30 AM - Noon