Kendra Hauser is the Landscape Exhibits Assistant at the California Academy of Sciences. Together with her colleague, Alan Good, they maintain the 2.5-acre living roof and 5 acres of landscape surrounding the building. Kendra became interested in plant ecology and sustainable landscaping while majoring in Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her passion for the natural world has led to jobs at California native plant nurseries, working on organic farms both locally and abroad, teaching youth environmental education, as well as studying salmon migration and testing water quality along the Monterey Bay. She is an accredited Green Roof Professional and certified Bay Friendly Landscape Technician.