Matt Lechmaier

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Position Title
Speaker

Unit
Center for Land-Based Learning


Bio

Matt Lechmaier

(pronounced lek-meyer) earned his Master’s Degree in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin and worked as both a high school teacher and wildlife biologist for a number of years before moving to California in 2010. He has spent the past 7 years working at the Center for Land-Based Learning in Winters, CA. where he engages high school students in native habitat restoration projects through the SLEWS Program. Outside of work, Matt can usually be found trying teach his 19 month old daughter the finer points of strawberry and tomato harvesting on the mixed organic vegetable farm he and his wife started along Putah Creek in Winters.