Kristen Sharpless is the executive director of Stowe Land Trust. A Vermont ecologist with more than ten years of experience in the conservation, education and nonprofit sectors, Kristen served as SLT's program manager for four years before stepping into the executive director role in May 2018. Kristen came to SLT from Audubon Vermont where she worked as part of a team to implement strategic regional conservation programs through the Forest Bird Initiative, including the Foresters for the Birds Project - an innovative and nationally-recognized conservation partnership. A graduate of the University of Vermont's Field Naturalist Program, Kristen has a deep appreciation for Vermont's natural history, its communities, and the state's working landscape. She has worked as a consulting ecologist and volunteer specializing in assisting municipalities with community-based town forest planning, as well as an educator engaging people of all ages in conservation education programs and projects.
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- C20. Going Public: Creating a Strategic Conservation Plan to Share
October 12, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM