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Julie Owen Hanft

Julie Owen Hanft’s primary areas of focus are law and environmental education. After graduating from Barnard College and the University of Miami Law School, she worked as a federal law clerk and commercial litigator.  She holds certificates in Natural History and in Environmental Science from the College of Marin.  She also earned a Certificate in Sustainable Practices from Dominican University.  She is a graduate of the Environmental Forum of Marin and a University of California Certified Naturalist.  Julie founded the Marin Open Garden Project and Marin GreenPlay, a nature awareness summer camp.  She joined Turtle Island’s board in 2014 and is also a member of Marin Clean Highways’ advisory board.