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Welcoming (back) a Member of our Team

March 10, 2017


On March 13th the Council will welcome back Angel Hertslet to our team as Program Associate of the Conservation and Science Program.

Angel is returning to the Council after a three-year hiatus, during which she earned her master’s degree and worked at the Urban Resources Initiative where she managed diverse projects in community forestry, environmental education, and partnership building.

While working at the Council as an intern in 2014, Angel helped produce the Conservation Lands Network Progress Report. Her deep knowledge of the CLN will be invaluable in her new capacity as she works with Tom Robinson to update to the Conservation Lands Network and

Please join us in welcoming Angel back to the Open Space Council. She can be reached at [email protected] starting March 13.


Angel Hertslet returns to the Open Space Council as the Program Associate of the Conservation, Science & Innovation Program. In this role, she is focused on updating and enhancing the Conservation Lands Network, the Council’s flagship regional conservation planning and science initiative. With a background in community forestry, environmental education, and partnership building, she aims to leverage her skills to make as useful and accessible as possible. Themes of environmental justice, landscape restoration, and community building run through her decade of work experience. Originally from Montana, she is a graduate of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Yale College.