Former Staff and Students
Karen Christensen graduated in 2002 from the University of Utah with a degree in biology. She traveled extensively and worked in outdoor education in ME and CA before deciding to pursue a teaching degree. She taught eighth grade physical science for three years in Lamar, CO. In 2009 she began her graduate studies at the University of Minnesota in the department of Natural Resource Science and Management with a focus on environmental education and a minor in sustainable agriculture.
She is currently working with Monarch Lab by evaluating the University of Minnesota’s Schoolyard Ecology and Exploration Garden Grant program for her Master’s Plan B project.