|October 16, 2012|
Portland Water District Hires Water Educators
|Recently, the Portland Water District (PWD) welcomed two new environmental educators to its team.
Carina Brown of Portland joins PWD after a summer internship leading salt marsh ecology tours at the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a bachelors in biology. During school she volunteered at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center. Carina is originally from South Paris, Maine.
Meghan Rounds of Portland is back with the Portland Water District for a second year as an environmental educator. She graduated from Keene State College with a degree in English and secondary education certification. After graduating, she worked in a small K-8 school in Vermont, where she offered assistance to classroom teachers, instructed literacy groups, and taught weekly middle school writing classes. An excellent writer, Megh also authors the Sebago Reflections blog. She is originally from Hinsdale, New Hampshire.
The Portland Water District conducts school-based education and provides educational resources through its Hydrologics program. The program brings hand-on environmental education to students of all ages in Greater Portland and the Lakes Region.