charleneBrigsMugShotCharlene Briggs is an environmental scientist and educator. She teaches Environmental Science at Temple University as an adjunct professor. To promote ecological literacy, she facilitates the development of outdoor classrooms, local food networks and sustainable landscapes.

She previously worked in water quality assessment for EPA, conservation easement monitoring for the Brandywine Conservancy,  as scientist-in-residence in the public schools and as the Executive Director of the Chester County, PA Land Preservation Program and Agricultural Development Council. Charlene also co-created/owned the Lionville Natural Pharmacy Health Food Store.

Charlene is one of 110 Internationally Registered Bach Flower Essence Practitioners. In her Flower Essence Therapy practice, she uses integrative plant medicine to help individuals and families relieve stress, heal trauma and restore emotional balance and vitality.

Charlene collaborated with her father, David J. Lemal, to share his story in Letters to Lida.

Here is a feature my publisher wrote about me and Letters to Lida: