Natural Resource Specialist
271 Mast Rd.
Durham, NH 03824
Contact Erin Lane
Erin works as the main coordinator for the USDA Northeast Climate Hub—delivering science-based information to farmers and foresters to help them adapt to the changing climate. Her passions lay in teamwork and collaborations with partners. She is also a co-founder of the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange serving the fire community to advance the use of relevant fire science to harmonize fire management goals by bring people together and addressing challenges.
While all of her current work is aimed toward creating networks, Erin made the recent change in direction to focus on climate change after a career based in fire management. She worked for several seasons out west as a firefighter first learning about positive communications through digging line with her crew during shifts lasting all day and night and all the next day. Tremendous accomplishments were achieved due to the comradery Erin experienced on her Hot Shot Crew and she strives to develop this highly effective function with her current teams.
- University of Maine, Masters of Science Forestry and Fire Ecology, 2004
- Sterling College, Bachelors of Art Wildlands Ecology and Management, 2000
- Sterling College, Associates of Art Natural Resource Management, 1998