Goren, Julia

Botany, Educator

Julia Goren is an active environmental educator and interpreter with experience from the Catskills to Western Mass., but especially in the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) Summit Steward Coordinator since February, she worked with the ADK in ’05 doing guided walks, campfire presentations, and interpretation at her post atop Mt. Jo and at the Nature Museum. With ADK in ’06 and ’07 she did extensive alpine endangered species field research for ADK’s Summit Steward program and served as the Summit Botany Steward.

From ’07 to early ’09 she headed a summer NYC teacher program for the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development to continue her work to “develop a sense of place in several different ecosystems.” She has also done interpretation work at Wupatki National Monument in Arizona, been a farm hand and trail crew member, and trained park personnel in the Altai region of Siberia. She holds an MS in Environmental Studies from Antioch Univ. and is a National Assoc. for Interpretation Certified Guide and Trainer.