Mars Path of Evolution
The Evolutionary Path of Mars + Land Stewardship
Our bodies are not separate from the body of the Earth. The evolutionary path of Mars requires we become as tuned to the body of the Earth as we are to our own bodies. Many who work in the field of environmental justice are walking an evolutionary path of Mars.
Jeanine is a naturalist, educator, creative, activist, backcountry adventurer, and is the land manager at Vesper Meadow, a 323 acre upland wet meadow in the heart of the Cascade-Siskiyou region, who is inspiring a culture of land stewardship and nature connection.
She has devoted the last two decades to the study of natural ecosystems and serving as an educator. Her range of experiences include managing an agroforestry research and demonstration site in upstate New York, conducting plant field studies in the greater Yellowstone region, guiding rock climbing in Colorado, and teaching outdoor science to youth in Oregon. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Applied Ecology, and from Southern Oregon University with a M.S. in Environmental Education.
Jeanine's work in the southern Oregon region has brought much awareness of environmental issues to so many. She has also inspired countless people with her knowledge of and love for the outdoors.