Julie Hodges is a heritage planning and environmental education consultant, focused on developing resources for re-invigorating communities and educating children, their teachers and families about the significance of conserving our unique natural and cultural resources.
E D U C A T I O N
Masters of Science Degree in Heritage Management, Texas Tech University. 2010.
Bachelor of General Studies Degree in Environmental Communication, Texas Tech University. 2003.
E X P E R I E N C E
Owner, Prairie Workshop LLC established 2010.
Education Coordinator - Ogallala Commons, Nazareth, Texas.
Conservation Educator - City of Lubbock, Texas.
In 2010, Julie completed the design of interpretive material on display at the world's first outdoor classroom located on a playa lake, put together a traveling exhibit of her photography based on the dust bowl and was a presenter at several speaking engagements including the Water Symposium at the Western Heritage Museum in Hobbs, NM. Her work is focused on developing resources for re-invigorating communities and educating children, their teachers and families about the significance of conserving our unique natural resources.
P U B L I C
L E C T U R E S & E X H I B I T I O N S
“Black Sunday: A Dustbowl Retrospective' Research Presentation to the 15th Annual Southern Plains Conference. 2010.
“Educational Value of Playa Lakes' Presentation to the Water Symposium at Western Heritage Museum. Hobbs, New Mexico. 2010.
“Rainmaker" Research Presentation to School of Art Graduate Photography Class, Texas Tech University. 2010.
P R O J E C T S
Ogallala Commons Community Internship Program (Managed 31 Interns). 2010-11
Playa Trail Master Plan for Ogallala Commons. 2011
Conservation Education Day Events - Winter/Spring 2010-Present
Development of Traveling Education Trunk for South Plains Playa Educators - 2011
Playa Festival Events - Fall 2006 to Present
Ogallala Commons Playa Classroom - Nazareth, TX 2010