About The Art of Ecology (Marissa Jacobs)

Marissa Jacobs – The Art of Ecology

Hi all! I am an Environmental & Conservation Educator who blends the arts with science to deepen understanding and help build stronger connections between students & the natural world. I am an international speaker, award-winning nature photographer & eco-gardener, and educator with National Geographic Certificate program. My educational background is in Primary & Adult Education, Wildlife Conservation, Ecology, Botany, and Art (see more qualifications below).

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B.S. Conservation & Wildlife Management

Focus in Digital Media & Art from Delaware Valley University ’14

Trained Teacher Naturalist

Peace Valley Nature Center – 2014 & Bucks County Audubon Society – 2016

Certified Tree Tender

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – 2016

Trained Graphic Designer

Bruce Allen (Fine Line Studio) 2017

Certified Project Learning Tree & Project WILD

DCNR & US Fish & Wildlife Service – 2016 & 2018

Certified Educator

National Geographic Society – 2018

Tree/Indoor Plant ID & Pollinator Training

Longwood Gardens – 2018 & 2019 respectively

Geo-Inquiry, Teaching Climate Change, & Story-telling Through Photography Certified Educator

National Geographic 2018, 2019, 2020 respectively

Certified NeuroArtist

(User Level) Neurographic Academy – 2021

Trained Scientific Illustrator

Carlos Ortega Contreras (‘Balamoc’) 2021

Interested in a program, event, or have a question?

Contact me in any one of the contact forms across my website, or email me at mjacobs@theartofecology.com