Shaina joined CCBER in 2016 as an intern and student worker. After graduating from UCSB in 2017 with a BS in Ecology & Evolution, she became a full time restoration assistant, working at the Campus Lagoon, Manzanita Village, San Clemente Village, and North Campus Open Space. She is also an instructor with the Kids in Nature 2 program, and contributes posts to CCBER’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Shaina is interested in botany and native plant ecology. In her free time, she loves camping, creating art, and spending time in her garden.