Ken Leinbach

Executive Director

Ken is an inspirational speaker and consultant, and a nationally recognized science educator and leader.

He has received the St. Mark A.M.E. Church’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award; Green Non-Profit Leader of the Year from the Milwaukee Business Journal; National Nature Educator of the Year Award from the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, New York; Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science Education for Virginia.

He has had fun facilitating the grassroots effort to create and grow the Urban Ecology Center.

He is the author of Urban Ecology.

Ken holds a biology degree from Antioch College and a master’s degree in environmental education from Prescott College.

He is a member of the Governor-appointed Wisconsin Coastal Management Council and is a founding member of the Academy for Systems Change, an international leadership program focused on global change.

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