Julia joined HVA in October 2021, as Senior Land Protection Manager, where she works with partners throughout the region to advance conservation projects and the Follow the Forest Initiative.
She holds a B.A. in biology from Colby College, and has an M.S. in natural resources and the environment from the University of Connecticut.
Julia has worked with land trusts in south-central Pennsylvania, northeastern Connecticut, and most recently the Hudson Valley of New York. She also has extensive research experience – working on projects relating to invasive species, non-native earthworms, and tropical rainforest restoration.
She loves being outside and can be found whitewater canoeing and kayaking, hiking, trail running or cross country skiing.