Season 1: Episode 8:
Guest: Audrey Denvir, Former Tree Conservation Project Coordinator at The Morton Arboretum
What opportunity is next on the horizon? Listen on this episode of Planted as Audrey Denvir describes her decision-making process to take the next step in her career. Although her career has taken many forms, from wanting to be popstar to working in Mexico and Latin America with an emphasis on sustainable forestry, Audrey shares her unique perspective on what lies next.
- Audrey Denvir’s Profile and Favorite Plant Profile: Chicalaba
- Classroom Activity: S1 E8- Classroom Activity- Avocados and Deforestation.docx
- Learn more about Audrey’s career in this photo profile and in this article from Curbed Chicago
- Can a toddler really play Chopin? In this episode Audrey discusses how she is learning piano as a hobby, but was proud of her ability to play this Chopin piece.
- Audrey discusses both the forestry programs she attended (Yale School of Forestry) and plans to attend this fall at The University of Texas (Austin)
- Article around the demand for avocados and impact on the forest of Mexico
- University of Minnesota's article on the illegal deforestation in Mexico as the demand for avocados grows
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