Bilingual Education Field Specialist
Laura Revilla (she/her/hers) joined LandPaths in November 2020 as a Bilingual Education Field Specialist and she will provide nature-based field experiences as a part of LandPaths’ youth programs.
She was born in Argentina and moved to California when she was 17 years-old. Learning a new language and adjusting to a different culture was a challenging but enriching experience; The world suddenly became so much larger and diverse! She received a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University. After graduation, she conducted desert restoration work in Southern California as part of an AmeriCorps internship. This life-changing experience led her to the Conservation Corps North Bay in San Rafael were she worked as a Natural Resources Crew Supervisor and was soon promoted to Program Coordinator.
She had her first experience in environmental education during college, as a volunteer guide for Hidden Villa Environmental Education Program in Los Altos Hills. Since, she has worked as a Bilingual Community Outreach Educator at the Watsonville Wetlands Nature Center, and a Teacher Naturalist for the Audubon Society in New York City. From the Bronx to Brooklyn, she delivered lessons on bird ecology and conservation. More recently, Laura served as the Bilingual Environmental Education Director at Tualatin Hills Nature Park, in Beaverton, Oregon. Through these experiences, she has developed the knowledge and skills to effectively communicate environmental topics and issues to audiences of all types, and has a particular passion for birds.
Laura lives with her wife and dog Lulu and the three of them enjoy traveling, camping, bird and insect watching together. They love being aunties to five nieces and nephews who are growing too fast!