Emily Baumbach

Estuary Program Coordinator

Emily Baumbach joined the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary in 2016. She is PDE’s Estuary Program Coordinator. 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,” and 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 Program Coordinator at Cape Henlopen State Park. While in graduate school, Baumbach worked as a Park Associate for NYC Parks and a School Programs Instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She has also worked as a lab intern at the Stroud Water Research Center and as a research assistant at the University of Delaware’s Water Resources Center.

Baumbach resides in Philadelphia. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and biking. She also participates in obstacle course racing (OCR), 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)