Our most recent board addition, Erica Lundquist was elected to the Lake County Land Trust Board of Directors in March 2017. Erica is a long-time resident of Lake County with a wealth of experience to help the Land Trust grow. She has served on the Rodman Working Group helping manage our flagship property for over a year.
Erica brings to the Board a combination of a scientific orientation, great appreciation for nature and farming, and a desire to find practical solutions and build connections in the community. Through her career as a scientist and natural resource conservationist, she has a thorough understanding of agricultural issues and natural resource management. She is an experienced educator from teaching community college classes and presenting at agricultural workshops. Having co-authored the Clear Lake Integrated Watershed Management Plan, she has a good understanding of resource, regulatory, and public agency management issues in the watershed. She has strong connections to the Lake County agricultural community as a walnut farmer and from working as the Lake County Winegrape Commission Viticulturist, and an irrigation management consultant. Erica currently works for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lake and Mendocino Counties.