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Mamie Parker

Biodiversity needs human diversity among those who protect it

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I read with great interest the Bay Journal’s recent article, “The ‘green ceiling’: Environmental organizations lack diversity” (November 2014).

As an African American woman fish and wildlife biologist, there were not many faces that looked like mine as I climbed the ranks and eventually retired as the head of fisheries and assistant director at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

About Mamie Parker

Mamie Parker is a Board Member for the Chesapeake Conservancy.

 

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Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award
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Winter Wildlife Festival
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Restoring the Native Balance....Enrst Seeds
Beaver Problem?  Ecotone has the humane solution.
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A Smith Island family ponders the future:
remain on the island where they been rooted for generations or move to the mainland

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