rachel carr biography
Rachel Carr is the director of the Nurture Nature Center.
She has a master’s degree in environmental policy design from Lehigh University, where she focused her research on improving flood risk communication through social science.
She is the principal investigator on several flood-related research and education projects in partnership with National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, studying the ability of these organizations to communicate with the public.
Q & A with rachel carr
- Tell us about your role in the Nurture Nature Center and its involvement in the community.
- In the context of climate change, do you think Easton is preparing for an increase in flood frequency?
- Do you think that climate change is on the City’s radar?
- Does the community actively participate in flood zone decisions?
- How was the Easton flood advisory council picked?
- How is the City of Easton addressing the safety of their homeless community in regards to flooding?
- Does the NNC provide a space for environmental justice?
- Is environmental justice on the City’s radar?
- How can Lafayette students/organizations get involved and help bring awareness?