Forestry Associate Project Manager

Ellen Murphy (she/her) is from the Bay Area, CA and fell in love with the outdoors when she caught her first reptile. With this passion, she graduated from UC Santa Cruz in June 2020, majoring in Environmental Studies with a focus in Biology. For the past 2 years or so, Ellen has explored various avenues in the environmental field. She has worked as a Soundscape technician at the Grand Canyon, outdoor educator at Golden Gate Recreation Area and Olympic NP, and has worked with elephant seals at Point Reyes National Seashore. With her experience, Ellen is excited to bring a variety of skills to Mendocino County Resource Conservation District as the Forest Ecosystem Planning and Outreach fellow.