College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

The CNR Advisory Board

Caryl O. Hart

PhD ESPM ('09)

Caryl O. Hart is the chair of the California State Park and Recreation Commission. She also served as Chair during 2003-2004. An attorney, Commissioner Hart has worked as a Deputy Public Defender in San Francisco and Marin Counties, and in private practice. She is a founding member of LandPaths, an environmental land trust and land management non-profit dedicated to maximizing resource conservation while allowing managed public access. She is also a board member of Save the Redwoods League, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and the Nathan Ohrbach Foundation.

Hart received her PhD in ESPM at the College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley.

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