Ecologist

Natalie Smith

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Natalie is an ecologist and urban gardener based in Los Angeles with a passion for sustaining California's vast biodiversity. She received her Horticulture Certification from UCLA Extenstion and her Native Plant Landscaper Certification from Theodore Payne Foundation in 2021. Natalie has assisted in restoration work with Tree People, Test Plot, Great Ecology, and The Audubon Center at Debs Park. She also works to empower gardening clients to grow their own food and challenge the industrial agriculture industry. Before her environmental work, Natalie spent ten years working in the entertainment industry as a professional musician, educator, and production coordinator.