Elizabeth Marks serves as a Soil Health Specialist with the Soil Health Division of the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. She covers New York, New Jersey, and New England.
A certified Holistic Management educator, she works with landowners to improve soil health and biological diversity on their farm and forest. Elizabeth received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Mount Holyoke College and attended King’s College London. She lives in Chatham, NY in a net-zero, energy efficient home she designed herself.
In her 2020 detail as Northeast Climate Hub liaison to NRCS, Elizabeth created a video series called “Weathering the Change.” The videos explain what changes are happening in the Northeast and why. It also addresses what farmers can do to be resilient to those changes; two prime responses are to improve soil health and biological diversity.
- Climate Quick Reference Guides
- Weathering the Change: Helping Farmers Help the Land through Climate Smart Farming
- Salt Water Intrusion in the Long Island Sound Area and What Farmers and Land Managers Can Do to Minimize Its Impact