Sara  Espinoza - Manager
Contact Info:

National Environmental Education Foundation’s Earth Gauge® program,
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 160
Washington DC, DC 20008

Sara Espinoza
National Environmental Education Foundation’s Earth Gauge® program,

Current National Advisory Committee member

Primary COSEE Affiliation:

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

Attends National Advisory Committee meetings

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

Sara manages the National Environmental Education Foundation’s Earth Gauge® program, a partnership
with the American Meteorological Society, working with broadcast meteorologists in cities across the
U.S. and at The Weather Channel to incorporate environmental information into the weathercast. She has
expanded the program from seven to more than 160 participating meteorologists and radio broadcasters,
while building partnerships with national, regional, and local agencies and organizations to develop
targeted Earth Gauge information for various cities. Sara also coordinates the development of online
environmental education courses for broadcast meteorologists, including Watersheds: Connecting
Weather to the Environment, Weather and the Built Environment and the upcoming Weather and the
Public’s Health and Climate Change courses. Before joining NEEF, Sara worked with the education
programs at World Wildlife Fund and The Jane Goodall Institute. She holds a B.A. in Animal Behavior
from Bucknell University, and a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University, with
concentrations in community-based environmental management and conservation science and policy.

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