Stephanie P. Dalke


Program Manager - Water Resources and Climate Adaptation
Preinkert Hall, Room 1215
301.405.5036
spdalke@umd.edu      


Stephanie P. Dalke joined EFC as a Program Manager in January 2019.  Stephanie spent the last several years at the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, where she worked on a variety of projects in the Delaware River basin. These included climate adaptation planning, source water and open space prioritization, forest management, Farm Bill programs, communication about the value of natural infrastructure and ecosystem services, and implementing a pilot drinking water source protection fund for the Delaware River watershed. Prior to the Institute, she managed the Coral Reef Conservation Fund and marine mammal programs at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, where she also administered a variety of grants across the western U.S. She earned her Masters degree from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. She also interned at the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment to assess the ecological and economic impacts of the Secure Rural Schools Act on counties with national forests. In addition, she has interned at the National Council for Science and the Environment and the Center for a New American Dream. Originally from Oklahoma, she earned a Bachelor of Music in oboe performance with a Minor in environmental studies from the University of Illinois. She enjoys hiking, birding, and horseback riding.