Megan Barnes

Megan Barnes is the Program Manager for the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Case Study Investigation (CSI) program and other Landscape Performance Series initiatives. She has a diverse background in landscape architecture, international development, and nonprofits. Before joining LAF, she was a two-time Peace Corps volunteer, serving in Guatemala and Panama in health and community gardening. In Panama, she led a university program to develop a hydroponic garden and supported Panamanian wildlife conservation efforts. In Guatemala, she focused on grassroots community development and women’s empowerment. Megan has a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment. Her past experiences include nonprofit management for the Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy and practical experience in horticulture at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens at the University of Michigan.