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Milkweed at North Park Village Nature Center, a WRD Environmental project cultivating urban nature

WRD Environmental Andi Cooper, RLA, LEED AP

Program Manager, Greencorps Chicago

Nine years in the construction industry and seven as an environmental educator equip Andy to oversee the acclaimed Greencorps Chicago program. His experience in developing and executing hands-on training curricula for green collar jobs and workplace expectations has helped Greencorps grow into the national model it is today.

In overseeing Greencorps, Andy manages a staff of seven and an average annual budget of $1.5 million. He interfaces with partners ranging from the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Chicago Park District, to multiple departments at the City of Chicago, to community groups, schools, religious congregations and more.

Andy holds a B.S. in Biology.

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