Katelyn (KC) Walters
Conservation & Land Manager
Katelyn (KC) Walters, a Shepherdstown native, is our Conservation and Land Manager. KC is a Shepherd alumna, and holds a M.S. in Biology, with a focus in forest ecology, from James Madison University. Her master’s thesis evaluated the long-term effectiveness of treating hemlock trees for hemlock woolly adelgid infestation in Shenandoah National Park. During her college education, she interned with The Conservation Fund: Freshwater Institute and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. After graduation, she worked with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in southeastern Louisiana where she served as a forestry technician and became a certified Wildland Firefighter. Before joining the PVAS team, KC worked with Sustainable Solutions LLC as the Lead Natural Resources and GIS Technician. KC enjoys riding horses, hanging out with her critters (a dog, cat, and several chicky ladies), and stewarding the natural resources on her own property.