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CURB Welcomes Two New Staff Members to the Team

Gabrielle Carmine, Environmental Educator -

Gabby Carmine is excited to be joining CURB as a seasonal educator. She graduated with honors from New York University in May 2018 with a Bachelors in Environmental Studies and Biology. Gabby is a New York City native with experience in research and education. She worked at The River Project teaching about Hudson River ecology, as well as a formal in-classroom environmental education teaching with Sprout Up NYC in various NYC Public schools. Additionally, she has worked as a research assistant for NYU examining high seas fisheries and as a research associate for the Ocean Collective examining interdisciplinary solutions to marine and coastal issues. Gabby plans to further her education by obtaining a PhD in Marine Biology. She is excited to be working as an educator at CURB for school field trips and Saturday River Explorers programs. She is eager to begin developing new lesson plans for summer and fall River Explorers programs, creating fun ways to engage kids in Hudson River Ecology.

 

George Scott

George Scott, Research Associate –

George Scott is a sophomore studying environmental science and policy at Sarah Lawrence College. George joined CURB as a research associate for the Water Quality Monitoring program in May 2018. He is a Manhattan native who is passionate about the Hudson River and the health of its watersheds. The Water Quality Monitoring program kicked off on May 17th and George has been processing water samples collected by a great group citizen scientists from the 4 different watersheds in the program: Saw Mill, Bronx, Pocantico, and Sparkill Rivers. George is excited to be part of the team and to help with this crucial program. He plans on pursuing a career that helps to protect the environment.