Sara Barnas

Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens
Title: Naturalist
Phone: 708-361-1873
Sara Barnas

Sara Barnas, Lake Katherine’s Naturalist, joined us from the Wildlife Habitat Council where she provided over 6 years of technical advice and guidance to community groups and corporations. Starting as a Regional Biologist and then moving up to Manager of Conservation Planning she helped various organizations install ecological restoration projects, create corporate strategies and wildlife management plans, and build partnerships with local entities. Sara holds a degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan and regularly volunteers with local conservation groups. 

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