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Katie Lynch

Environmental Leadership Program
10A Pacific Hall
5223 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-5223
Phone: (541) 346-5070
Primary Email:

Official position at address above: Co-Director
Educational Institutions attended: B.S. Environmental Policy Analysis & Planning, University of California-Davis, w/Honors (1992)
M.A. Latin American Studies, Tropical Conservation and Development, Univ. of Florida (1995)
Ph.D. Environmental Anthropology, Univ. of Florida (2001)
Roles/Affiliations: Co-Director, Environmental Leadership Program, Environmental Studies Program, University of Oregon.
Adviser, Institute for Culture and Ecology.
Principal Collaborators: HJ Andrews
Institute for Culture and Ecology
Middlefork Willamette Watershed Council
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Oregon State Parks - Cape Arago & Sunset Bay
South Slough Natl Estuarine Research Reserve
US Forest Service
Willamette Resources & Educational Network.
General Interests: Environmental Anthropology
Gathering traditions and current practices related to non-timber forest products
Environmental Education
Tropical Conservation
Community-based Conservation Strategies
Current Research Projects/Activities: Environmental Education Initiative (a service-learning program designed for Environmental Science majors)


Lynch, Kathryn. 2014. MyMcKenzie: An EE professional development program using place-based, service-learning. Clearing- Pacific Northwest Journal of Community-based Environmental Literacy Education:20-24. (Pub No: 4903)
Lynch, Kathryn A. . 2014. Canopy Connections. What’s Up? The Newsletter of the International Canopy Network: Winter 2014, 20(3-24):6-7. (Pub No: 4904)
Lynch, Kathryn. 2012. Plants and People: Three service learning teams tackle teaching children about the ecological and cultural importance of native plants. Clearing: A Resource Journal of Environmental and Place-based Education. 2012 Clearing Compendium. 11 p. (Pub No: 4902)

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Personal Interests: hiking, camping, yoga, gardening