The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) and the Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity’s 20th anniversary year long celebration, cordially invite you to a reception honoring the 11th Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Linda Parker ’85. This reception will take place on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Room, University Union, Green Bay Campus. To RSVP, please respond by Monday, April 13 to John Arendt at 920-465-2953, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Earth Caretaker Award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are widely recognized for their career accomplishments in the areas of sustainability, environmental management, environmental policy or other closely related areas. Linda Parker received her bachelor’s degree with a double major in Biological Resource Management and Biology from UW-Green Bay in 1985. Linda is the Forest Ecologist on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, where she is responsible for several large programs including ecology, botany and climate change. Serving in this position since 1991, Linda provides leadership and expertise on rare plants, non-native invasive plants, fire ecology, landscape ecology, natural areas, ecological restoration, pollinator management and climate change adaptation.