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Amelia Zaino

Education Coordinator

Amelia Zaino is a Bronx-born and raised environmental educator with a passion for cartography and the power of place. She has taught and created lessons at the City University of New York, Wave Hill, NYCH2O, and the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. In the spring of 2020, she participated in the NASA DEVELOP National Program in Mountain View, California where she and a team conducted a geospatial analysis of lightning-induced wildfires in Eastern Washington State. In her spare time, she volunteers with the Hutchinson River Restoration Project and City Island Oyster Reef. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University and a Master of Science in Geographic Information Science from CUNY – Lehman College. Contact info: amelia.zaino@bronxriver.org.