Malinda started with NLS in 2016 as a biologist and ecological
specialist. She comes to us with over 10 years of experience in
natural resource management, landscape design, and environmental
education. She is skilled at identifying plants in the field and
ecological restoration. She has a passion for native plants and loves
to kill bush honeysuckle.
Education and Experience
BA Biology 2000 Grinnell College
MS Biology 2004 University of Iowa. Thesis: “Reproduction and
Pollinators of Amorpha canescens”
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, Resource Assistant.
Rock Creek National Park, Washington DC, Biological Technician.
Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, Restoration
Weekend Naturalist. Fort Worth Nature Center, TX, Weekend Naturalist.
Feldman Design, TX. Landscape Design Intern.
Native Plant Society of Texas, TX, North Texas Native Landscape
Missouri Native Plant Society
Webster Groves Nature Study Society