Eliza Balch

Senior Program Manager

Eliza (she/her) grew up in seacoast New Hampshire and has loved these woods and waters from a young age. She earned a B.A in Biology and Geology at Earlham College, where she grew as an Outdoor Educator leading expeditions near and far. She then earned a M.Sc. in Soil and Water Resource Management from UNH. Throughout her life, she has been drawn to education and nature connection, sharing a sense of wonder with her students and fostering comfort in nature. Eliza seeks adventures of all sorts and will┬ápick up just about any craft. She is a trail runner and knitter, and once went on a mission to find the best apple cider doughnut in the region. If you become her friend, maybe she’ll tell you her secrets.