Michael Dugan, Forestry Coordinator

Michael Dugan brought his passion for protecting and enhancing urban green spaces to Openlands in 2014 as the Forestry Coordinator. Previously working for the Natural Resources Group of the New York City Parks Department, he led community groups and volunteers in natural area stewardship and urban forestry projects, as well as performing forest restoration in support of the MillionTreesNYC Initiative.  Michael has also spent time as a gardener and environmental educator.


  • BA Environmental Studies, University of Washington