Virtual Field Trip with West Basin Municipal Water District -Panelists
Darryl Ramos-Young is the Public Information Specialist for the West Basin Municipal Water District, a local
government agency providing water to over one million people in the coastal Los Angeles area. He earned his BS degree in Environmental Education from Humboldt State University and has over 30 years
of education program development and fundraising experience with local, state and national organizations. He helped create the Hawaii Environmental Education Association, served as a steering committee member for the Golden State Environmental Education Consortium is a board member of the California Environmental Education Foundation, and is the current Diversity Advisory Committee chairperson for the North American Association for Environmental Education. Darryl’s passion is strengthening the communication networks and available resources for civic ecology efforts to empower more urban community members to create positive social and environmental changes in their neighborhoods. His efforts have included expanding the community outreach for an environmental education grants program to diverse populations for Save-the-Redwoods League, building the first Los Angeles urban nature center for the National Audubon Society, and creating an environmental education job training program for urban young adults for the West Basin Municipal Water District.