Julia Baker

Julia Baker assists the Natural Resource Extension team with a variety of grant projects and manages and develops content for the website. She is also the program coordinator for the Women's Woodland Stewardship Network. Her interests in wildlife conservation, habitat restoration, and public outreach motived her work on various projects throughout the Midwest prior to her current role including involvement in prairie habitat restoration, threatened and endangered species research on bats and birds, biological field data collection for Iowa's Multiple Species Inventory and Monitoring Program, and serving as the Iowa Wildlife Action Plan Outreach Assistant.      

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February 27, 2023 2:10 PM

As I sat at home watching a webinar in October of 2020 about an Oregon State University Extension and Outreach program that supported female woodland owners through educational and networking opportunities, I thought

September 14, 2022 9:34 AM

National Woodland Owner Survey data shows that female woodland ownership in Iowa is increasing. In 2013 approximately 12% of primary woodland owners were women, and by 2018 that number had risen to approximately 20%. Women also made up nearly 50% of co-owners in 2018.

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