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Karen Buhr

Executive Director

Karen Buhr has been leading CARCD for nearly 8 years and has an excellent knowledge base of California, California’s RCDs, and what it takes to get work done. She has facilitated countless projects throughout the state including leading a grass roots capacity building movement that facilitated over 100 RCD participants to create a vision and set of standards for California RCDs. In the last few years, Ms. Buhr has specifically targeted coordinating RCDs and public and private partners around climate change adaptation and mitigation as well as sustainable agriculture and ranching. Ms. Buhr holds an M.S. in Natural Resource Science and Management from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.