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Melinda Nakagawa

Spark in Nature
Naturalist, scientist, and educator. Birdrer and keeper of nature journals for over 20 years.

Melinda Nakagawa is a biologist, naturalist, and educator with a passion for connecting people to nature by bridging science, nature, art, and heart. Founder of Spark in Nature, she teaches birding and nature journaling classes and workshops focused on slowing down for more nature connection. She guides participants by inspiring them to see more in nature, better document what they see, and spark their curiosity and sense of wonder.

She has a B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz, and an M.S. in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Labs, specializing in marine birds. With an eclectic background, she’s worked as a field biologist with seabirds and sea turtles, a naturalist guide, floral designer, and wildlife rehabilitator. Melinda has kept nature journals for over two decades.

Melinda leads free nature journaling sessions for the Monterey Bay Nature Journal Club online. Stop in try out nature journaling- see website calendar here: http://sparkinnature.com/events/

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