Stephanie Gripne

Stephanie is responsible for operations related to developing New Forests ecological products investment program. Stephanie has over 15 years of experience working in the natural resources arena for the USDA Forest Service, DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Journal of Wildlife Management, the Bureau of Land Management and several universities. Before joining New Forests, Stephanie worked for The Nature Conservancy of Colorado where she focused on conservation real estate and conservation finance strategies that aimed to monetize ecosystem revenue streams. Stephanie received her PhD from the Boone and Crockett Wildlife Conservation Program at the University of Montana and focused on conservation finance, conservation real estate and economic strategies that provide nonmarket goods and services. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Wildlife Management from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and a Masters in Ecology from Utah State University. Stephanie is an Environmental Leadership Senior Fellow, Property Environment Research Center Fellow, Ford Foundation Community Forestry Fellow and Boone and Crockett Professional Member. She is based in Washington, D.C.

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