Arielle Conti has worked for nearly 10 years in the greater DC area encouraging participation and growth of an equitable, environmental movement through science based outreach and education. She has built programs alongside communities to implement initiatives which build an understanding of and appreciation for our natural world. Most recently, Arielle was the Stewardship Manager at Rock Creek Conservancy and the Urban Forestry Research Associate at Casey Trees. She has worked on the Regional Citizen Science Steering Committee, The Biophillic DC Parks and Rec Working Group and is a mentor for the Environmental Literacy Leadership Cadre. She is an ISA Certified Arborist and recently completed a Civic Ecology Certification through Cornell University.