K-12 EDUCATION:

2016
Guest Presenter: Mushroom Identification and Ecology. Eighth Grade Science Ann Arbor Open School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

2015
Volunteer Organizer and Field Trip Leader: D-Town Farms BioBlitz, biodiversity survey of D-Town Urban Farms with local middle and elementary students in the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network’s Youth Development Program. Detroit, Michigan, USA

2014
Volunteer Organizer and Field Trip Leader: Belle Isle BioBlitz, biodiversity survey of Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan with high school biology students. West International High School, Detroit, Michigan, USA

2013
Guest Presenter: Ecosystems and Conservation Biology, Eighth Grade Science Escola Municipal de Ensino Fundamental Jose Vieira, São Marcos, São Paulo State, Brazil

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY:

2013-2015
Member of the Editorial Board: Michigan Journal of Sustainability, an interdisciplinary, scholarly journal dedicated to communicating new sustainability research to policy makers and practitioners

          • Check out the latest issue of MJS

2011
Conservation Policy Workshop Organizer and Presenter: Workshop on protecting the critical upland forest habitat of the Micronesian Islands. Palikir, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia

          • Details from our partners at the New York Botanical Garden

NATURAL HISTORY:

2012
Invited Speaker: Mushrooms and the Micronesia Biodiversity Project. Monthly meeting of the Illinois Mycological Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2011
Invited Speaker: Habitat conservation in the Micronesian Islands. Monthly meeting of the Mycological Society of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

2011
Guest Columnist: MycoDigest – The deadly amphibian killing chytrid fungus. Mycena News: The Monthly Newsletter of the Mycological Society of San Francisco

2010
Guest Columnist: MycoDigest – The mysterious Cordyceps mushroom. Mycena News: The Monthly Newsletter of the Mycological Society of San Francisco

2008-2010
Educational Exhibit Organizer and Volunteer: Annual Bay Area Fungus Fair. Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA and Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, USA