Science Planning Specialist
Emily Baumbach joined the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary in 2016 as a science planning specialist. Her chief responsibility is to collect and report information for compliance with the National Estuary Program.
Baumbach earned her master’s degree in environmental policy and sustainability management from The New School in New York City. Her master’s thesis focused on “nature-deficit disorder,” or the importance of educational outdoor experiences. She also earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Delaware; one in natural resource management and another in agriculture.
Baumbach previously worked for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. There she served as an environmental program coordinator at Cape Henlopen State Park. She has also worked as a lab assistant at the Stroud Water Research Center and as a research assistant at the University of Delaware’s Water Resources Agency.
Baumbach resides in Hockessin, Delaware, where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and biking. She also runs obstacle course races, including the Tough Mudder and Spartan Race.
To contact Baumbach, please call (302) 655-4990, extension 118, or email ebaumbach@DelawareEstuary.org.
(Image credit: Shaun Bailey of PDE)