DEC Hudson River Estuary Program Virtual Winter Speaker Taylor Morton
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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December 9th 3-4 pm
“The Role of Education in Climate Justice”
Join Taylor Morton as they explore the intersection of
traditional education, and environmental health & justice.

Taylor Morton is the Environmental Health and Education Manager at WE ACT
for Environmental Justice in Harlem, NY. Their work includes co-facilitating
and creating curricula, managing projects centering around New York City
Public Housing (NYCHA), and working with academic partners. Taylor
recognizes the importance of exposing minority, urban, and low-income youth
to natural elements, and actively supports this mission in their work and life

DEC Hudson River Estuary Program Virtual Winter Speakers Amy Nelson & Amali Knobloch
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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December 16th 3-4 pm

“Not All Engineers Wear Pocket Protectors”
Captain Amy Nelson led the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater in its most recent,
transformative 2020 season, as experiential education turned virtual. In addition
to the Sloop, Amy has Captioned marine science expeditions on the Salish Sea
and research vessels off the coast of Maine. Amy earned a degree in Marine
Biology from UNCW then spent the early years of her career sailing
internationally in the Western Pacific and the Caribbean Sea. Currently Amy is
advancing her Merchant Mariner Credentials in the deck and engine room
departments utilizing a career development grant for women in non-traditional
fields awarded to her by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

“Not All Teachers Are In The Classroom”
Amali Knobloch is the Sail Logistics Coordinator at the Hudson River Sloop
Clearwater and has worked as an environmental educator, facilitating both
day and multi-day programs at various organizations. Amali prioritizes
engaging the community on the intersection of representation, equity, and
inclusion in all her endeavors.