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Lamonte Garber

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Lamonte Garber

Watershed Restoration Coordinator

Watershed Restoration Group

Contact

Email
tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 1310
mobile 717-576-3287
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311

Interests and Expertise

Lamonte Garber is an experienced conservation professional with decades of achievement in agricultural water quality protection and natural habitat restoration. He coordinates projects which strengthen the environmental performance and economic sustainability of agricultural producers and rural landowners in Pennsylvania. Garber uses a broad suite of tools in his work, including outreach, fundraising, media, project coordination, and on-farm assistance.

Education

  • B.S., agricultural economics and rural sociology. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  • Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana.

Professional Experience

  • Watershed restoration coordinator, Stroud Water Research Center, 2014–present.
  • Pennsylvania agriculture program manager, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2008–2014.
  • Private consultant, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Worked with Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Buy Fresh Buy Local, and Blue Ribbon Commission on Lancaster County Agriculture, 2003–2007.
  • Interim executive director and director of Southeast Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Millheim, Pennsylvania 2000–2002.
  • Project associate, Environmental Quality Initiatives, Inc., University Park, Pennsylvania, 1999–2000.
  • Pennsylvania agricultural specialist, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1988–1998.

Related News

Sharing Our Science: Winter-Spring 2016

For the long-tailed dance fly, every night is ladies’ night, Dave Funk explained in a lecture a University of Delaware insect ecology class.

Sharing Our Science: Summer 2015

In May, Stroud Water Research Center scientists attended the weeklong annual meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Healthy Streams for Healthy Herds

When farmers improve the health of streams on their land, it also improves the health of their herds.

Restoration News, Fall 2014

In between the flurry of watershed restoration planning and field work that the Stroud Restoration Team carries out, it organized several riparian forest buffer workshops through the region this fall.

Outreach For Healthy Streams

Here, in brief, is our approach to watershed restoration outreach to distant watersheds and new communities.

Sharing Our Science: Summer 2014

Stroud Center Scientists Attend International Conferences; Leaf Pack Network Science Hits the Road; 24 Hours, 55 Volunteers, 807 Species; Walking the Walk at Spring Creek Farms Field Day; Cultivating the Next Generation of Scientists.