Andrea Parker ASLA

Gowanus Canal Conservancy

As the Executive Director of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Andrea Parker works to empower a community of environmental stewards and design advocates in the rapidly changing urban ecology of the Gowanus. Previously, as a landscape designer, she gained experience in urban climate change resilience design, public garden master-planning and residential design and construction administration. Her prior background as a gardener enriches her design work with a pragmatic understanding of how landscapes are built and maintained. She received a BA from the University of Chicago, studied Landscape Horticulture at Merritt College, and received a MLA from the University of Virginia.