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Meet Cathy Allen – The Green Ambassador

Cathy Allen, The Green Ambassador, is an award-winning environmentalist who has spearheaded the planting of over a half a million trees in Baltimore City. Cathy is passionate about sustainability and protecting the environment, and is committed to a wide range of environmental efforts, firmly believing that education is not only key to  changing a person’s outlook and mindset, but also their future. Cathy’s affiliations and credentials include:

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 Master Gardener & Environmental Educator — University of Maryland

 Chair of ‘Grow It! Eat It!’ — a state-wide agriculture campaign with University of Maryland.

 Bay-Wise Landscape Manager – University of Maryland

 Co-Creator of G.R.A.S.S. (Growing Resources After Sowing Seed) entrepreneurial environmental nonprofit program

 Environmental and Sustainability Columnist for the Afro-American Newspaper, and Urban Freedom Magazin

 Ecobroker Associate Realtor at Taylor Properties. Cathy holds an International Certification in Energy Efficiency for Homes, Buildings and Land.

Certification

                CERTIFICATIONS

  •  Master Gardener – Univ. of MD
  • Ecobroker Associate Realtor
  • Realtor – MD Real Estate Comm.
  • Good Agricultural Practice – MD
    Department of Agriculture
  • Tourism Ambassador –
    Hallowed Ground
  • Grant Writer – University of Baltimore

 

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AWARDS

  • Most Valuable Fan-Baltimore Orioles 2015
  • Baltimore Ravens-Community Leader 2012
  • Certificate of Recognition Baltimore City 2009
  • Certificate of Recognition Baltimore City 2010
  • Certificate of Recognition House of Delegates 2010
  •        Certificate of Recognition State’s Attorney’s Office Baltimore City 2004

Environmental education

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