Anthracite Environmental is made up of Elizabeth Rosser and Gabby Zawacki. Both nature lovers and friends of the environment, Anthracite Environmental is a volunteer citizen science effort committed to providing the most up-to-date information about environmental issues, resources for conservation, as well as ways communities can get involved! Fill out the contact form below if you are interested in becoming a volunteer!
Gabby Zawacki is an Anthracite explorer who has always been fascinated by coal mining and ways to remediate abandoned mine drainage (AMD). She holds a degree in Professional Writing and Graduate Certification in Sustainability Management and is certified in water quality monitoring, macro-invertebrate identification, and aquatic organism passage assessment. Through her work with various environmental non-profits including EPCAMR, Earth Conservancy, and the LRCA, she has gained experience in stream restoration, water quality monitoring, AMD remediation, grant writing, and marketing.
Elizabeth Rosser is a nature lover with a passion for urban environmental issues. She holds a degree in Environmental Studies and is certified in water quality monitoring, macro-invertebrate identification, and aquatic organism passage. Through her work with environmental non-profits such as NKCDC and EPCAMR, Lizz has gained experience with urban environmental issues, stormwater outreach, stream restoration, grant writing, and AMD remediation. Lizz also has experience as a Extension Education for Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Steward and Master Gardener programs.