Nancy J. Loewenstein, Extension Specialist, Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn, Alabama
Nancy designs and conducts Extension programs throughout Alabama. She is a long-time PLT supporter and is now a trained PLT facilitator and member of the state steering committee. She helped move Alabama PLT’s summer teacher institute to the Auburn campus, raising its credibility and exposing teachers to career options in the natural resources for their students. She also provides an avenue for Auburn undergraduates to receive PLT training. She is active in the Alabama Invasive Plant Council, Environmental Education in Alabama, and many other organizations.
“Nancy is a strong leader and instrumental in taking information developed by researchers and using it in such a manner that audiences walk away more informed, make better land management decisions, and understand complex concepts on conservation and the environment.”
Scott Enebak, Associate Dean Academic Affairs, Auburn University
Nancy was named National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree in 2017.