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Laura Milkert

Stewardship Coordinator

Keller Science Action Center

Laura joined The Field Museum's Science Action Center (formerly the division of Environment, Culture, and Conservation (ECCo)) as the Stewardship Coordinator in 2009. Laura works to expand ecological stewardship in the Chicago Wilderness Region by linking community members with opportunities to care for local natural areas, collaborating with partner environmental organizations, developing educational trainings, and supporting restoration efforts in the field.

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Prior to joining The Field Museum, Laura worked as a program coordinator for The Community Center Foundation in Palos Park, Illinois, where she expanded environmental education, horticulture, and art programming. Laura holds a B.S. in Sociology and Anthropology from Loyola University of Chicago.