Audrey Fusco is the Native Plant Nursery Manager and works with all aspects of vegetation planning and management for the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) stream restoration projects. Audrey is passionate about conservation and restoration of habitat for wildlife. She holds an M.A. in Geography from the University of Kansas and has a diverse background which includes working with climate change research projects and researching agroecology in Cuba.
Prior to working with Turtle Island Restoration Network, Audrey worked with land stewardship, environmental education, and stream restoration at Green Gulch Farm in the nearby Redwood Creek watershed. She was inspired to work with native plants and ecological restoration while volunteering with a native plant nursery in the Galapagos Islands and has additional nursery and restoration experience through working with a native plant nursery in Sanibel, Florida. In addition to learning about California native plants, Audrey enjoys gardening, reading, hiking, and yoga.