Valerie TamburriReforestation Coordinator

Valerie was born in Houston, TX but has spent most of her life in Austin, where she gained a deep appreciation for nature and the outdoors. She has been involved with the conservation world for the better part of ten years, working on a disaster response team and building trails with the Texas Conservation Corps and the National Park Service. In the fall of 2017, Valerie joined TreeFolks, where she worked as a field assistant for the Trees for the Blanco program and then as a field coordinator for the pilot program, Austin Environmental Heroes. She graduated in 2007 from Houston Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in photography.