Lauren Berutich, Grassroots Leadership Coordinator, Great Old Broads for Wilderness: Lauren has more than 10 years of experience in environmental education, grassroots organizing, conservation and stewardship coordination, and public work for sustainable community development. Most recently, she managed Northern Arizona University’s (NAU) Campus and Community Based Action Research Teams, to support democratic, civic action for justice and sustainability through education, outreach, and advocacy campaigns.
She has served as Volunteer Coordinator with the Grand Canyon Trust engaging stewards of all ages in conservation and preservation activities across the Colorado Plateau. Lauren also joined the Friends of Camp Colton EE Board in 2004 and served as the President for the last two years. She has a B.A. in Environmental Geography and a Masters in Sustainable Communities from NAU. When she can’t be found at a Broadwalk, talk, or local event, she is in the mountains, on a river, at the beach, in the desert, playing disc golf, enjoying local tunes, or romping somewhere wild with her pup, Lili.
Lauren will help coordinate the Hot and Wild happy hour on conservation organizations and climate change on Thursday, Oct. 8, at The Rose.