Gretchen’s role at ReScape California is focused on coordinating educational and qualification programs for Bay Area landscape professionals to strengthen their services and working with public agencies and landscaping businesses to integrate cutting edge, Bay-Friendly practices and technologies as landscaping standards. Gretchen coordinates the scheduling and content of Bay-Friendly professional trainings with multiple public agency clients on an ongoing basis, including preparing program content, training materials and overseeing training logistics working with ReScape team members and consultants.
Gretchen received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and minors in Business and Gender and Women’s Studies from Le Moyne College. She is a recent New York transplant to the Bay Area. Growing up in the rural landscapes of Upstate NY and the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region, she developed her sensitivity to nature and passion for conservation.