Lesley Starke, NC Plant Conservation Program Director
Lesley has worked with NCPCP since 2010, first as Research Specialist, then Plant Ecologist, and now leading NCPCP as Program Director. Lesley has a background in conservation ecology and land protection. She has a Master of Environmental Management (MEM) degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and a BA in Biology from Hampshire College. In her free time, Lesley loves to tend her vegetable garden, knit, and try new recipes. Lesley is dedicated to conservation and she is also a Friend!