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Elizabeth Himschoot

Master of Environmental Management 2021
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Elizabeth Himschoot is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at Yale School of the Environment specializing in Ecosystem Conservation and Management. Her interest lies in community-driven landscape management strategies that promote healthy environments, animals, and people. She believes that by empowering diverse stakeholders and utilizing multiple ways of knowing, strategic land management can result in healthy ecosystems, biodiversity conservation, and climate change mitigation. Ideally, building a community coalition around the conservation and restoration of habitats, biodiversity, and ecosystem services for generations to come. AT CBEY she is working with the New Haven Health and Nature Initiative building community awareness and support for nature prescriptions, nature-based programming, and equitable access to green spaces.

Prior to YSE, she worked at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. in the Nutrition Laboratory analyzing the nutritional needs of animals in zoos across the country. She holds a B.S. in biological science with a focus on physiology from the University of Alaska – Fairbanks.