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 ecosystems that we’re a part of. 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, Herbalism, and Art (see more qualifications below).

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Herbal Academy ’21

Trained on Foraging, Ethics, and Medicinal Values

Carlos Ortega Contreras “Balamoc” ’21

Focus on Watercolor & techniques

Neurographic Academy ’21

User Level trained

National Geographic Society (’18, ’19, and ’20 respectively)

For all ages, but focusing on older students

Longwood Gardens (Plant Courses – ’18, Pollinator Training – ’19)

Focusing on Trees, Conifers, Shrubs, Houseplants, & Native Pollinators

National Geographic Society ’18

For Pre-K – High School ages

DCNR (’16) & US Fish & Wildlife Service (’18)

For Pre-K – Elementary ages

Bruce Allen (Fine Line Studio) ’17

Focus on Branding & Print

PA Horticultural Society ’16

Trained on Bucks County Trees

Peace Valley Nature Center (’14) & Bucks County Audubon (’16)

Focus on Macroinvertebrates, Insects, Animal Evidence, and Food Webs

Delaware Valley University ’14

Focus in Digital Media & Art

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