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Rebecca Sanborn Stone is a Senior Associate for Communications at the Orton Family Foundation, an operating foundation working to build vibrant and sustainable communities. Her work involves researching, writing about, and helping to build a national network of organizations and individual working for positive community change.

Rebecca holds a BA in biology and English from Williams College and a Master's degree in Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES), where she was a Doris Duke Conservation Fellow and focused on land use, conservation planning and ecology. Prior to joining the Orton Family Foundation, she taught at theMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Southern Vermont College, Vermont Academy, and thePhillips Exeter Academy Summer School. She has also worked as a consultant and freelance journalist, writing on environmental issues for publications including E Magazine and Northern Woodlands. Rebecca is a native of coastal New Hampshire and now lives in Vermont.

Rebecca first joined the Foundation in 2006 and returned in 2008 as a Senior Associate. In the interim, she worked as a consultant and taught ecology at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and environmental studies at Southern Vermont College. Rebecca holds a BA in biology and English from Williams College and helped found the Williams Social Choice Fund for socially responsible investing. She also earned a Master's degree in Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES), where she was a Doris Duke Conservation Fellow and focused on land use, conservation planning and ecology. She also worked for the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry and was a Teaching Fellow at FES and in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Before graduate school, Rebecca was a teacher in the English Department of the Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School and in the Science Department at Vermont Academy, where she was also a dorm parent, outdoor instructor and coached ice hockey, lacrosse and rock climbing. She writes on environmental issues for publications including E Magazine and Northern Woodlands. Rebecca is a native of coastal New Hampshire and now lives in Bethel, Vermont with her husband and daughter.

Recent Posts

May 9, 2013   North Adams Transcript
May 23, 2011   A City Prepares for a Warm Long-Term Forecast
Apr 24, 2011   Popular Science
Apr 22, 2011   Sustainable Cities Collective
Apr 11, 2011   New York Times
Mar 29, 2011   Sustainable Cities Collective
Mar 29, 2011   Yes!
Mar 23, 2011   New York Times