Liz Laucks '00

Work Crew: Post Office/ Recycling/ Forestry
Current Job: Works for the Nature Conservancy

Liz now works for the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts, whose mission is “to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.” Based on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, she has worked for the Massachusetts Chapter as the Southeastern Mass Land Steward since August of 2005. Her job entails managing about 1000 acres of land: among her duties are rare plant-monitoring, brush cutting with a tractor, participating and prepping for prescribed burns, grassland restoration experiments, and general vegetation monitoring to record effectiveness of management, and building maintenance.