HOMERESUMEAGROECOLOGYOPINION
 

LES KISHLER

Teacher and
volunteer (see list on right)

Los Gatos, California

408-356-5754

agroecology@aol.com




EDUCATION

AB Biological Sciences. University of California Berkeley.

MA Ecology. University of California Berkeley.

MBA California State University San Jose. 

 


 

EXPERIENCE

Consultant with London based Grosvenor Americas to promote community gardens and heritage orchards as part of mixed residential retail community.  2013-2014.

Organized 501(c)3 nonprofit to promote community gardens.  2009.   www.CommunityGardensAsAppleseeds.info                      

          Years of experience teaching science and agroecology.

Presenter California Science Teacher's Association annual conference.  1998-2003.

Organized joint effort of environmentalists and Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers to preserve agricultural land in Silicon Valley, California.

Provided objectives to the University of California describing sustainable gardening's basis in the science of ecology when the University was first developing it's agroecology program.

Organized effort to include agroecology in the current Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary.

Scientist Linus Pauling.  Served as Pauling's librarian 1993.  Worked with Pauling on US Institute of Peace project.

Chair Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter Conservation Committee 1984.  Chair Guadalupe Regional Group Silicon Valley California 1980-1983.

West coast representative United States Institute of Peace campaign 1982-1984.   USIP established by Congress 1984.