Kat Superfisky is a landscape designer, ecologist and educator who devotes her days, nights, and dreams to transforming urban areas into more inhabitable places. Prior to moving to Los Angeles she planned, implemented, and oversaw ecosystem management efforts for 24,000 acres of parkland in metropolitan Detroit. In Los Angeles, Kat has spearheaded ecological planning and design efforts at Studio-MLA, and currently serves as the City of Los Angeles' first and only Urban Ecologist, and is the Founder and Executive Director of Grown in LA, a nonprofit creating a network of native plant nurseries on underutilized land to grow plants for urban green infrastructure projects and provide Angelenos with educational and vocational training opportunities. Kat understands the positive impact education can have on the world, so also serves as a university instructor and develops environmental education programs for high school and college students. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sciences ('07), Master of Science in Conservation Ecology ('13), Master of Landscape Architecture ('13) and Teaching Certificate ('12) from the University of Michigan. Kat serves on the Board of Directors for California ReLeaf, and is a Science Advisor for the City of LA Biodiversity Index and The Nature Conservancy and Natural History Museum's Biodiversity Analysis in Los Angeles.
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