Laurie Halsey is a passionate advocate for nature and education. As private landowners, she and her husband Warren, have spent over thirty years in active management of projects involving conservation and restoration of natural resources and environmental education.
Laurie served as a public school administrator and teacher from 1961-1992 and holds a B.S. in Education from Oregon State University and an M.A. from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. She holds California Life Credentials for Administration, Teaching, and Special Education, as well as Early Childhood and Resource Specialist Certifications. She has served on Boards of both educational and natural resources organizations.
Since 1998 the Halsey’s Raindance Ranch has been a site of active wetland and oak savanna restoration, institutional research and education for local and international groups of all ages.