Ellen Arnstein joined KCD in 2020 as the Forest Stewardship Program Manager. She brings over 15 years of experience in urban forestry, natural resources, and environmental education, including landscape restoration work in Boston and New York City. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bolivia and also spent a year working in Nicaragua. Ellen is a certified arborist (International Society of Arborists) and earned a Master’s of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Bachelors in Biology from Le Moyne College. She relocated to this area from Boston, MA and looks forward to exploring the West Coast. In her spare time, Ellen plays the ukulele poorly, goes for slow runs, and writes about her travel misadventures.