Livia Raulinaitis works with agricultural producers and landowners throughout the state of Maine to enhance pollinator and beneficial insect conservation. By providing technical support to landowners, Livia seeks to foster an appreciation for the diversity of invertebrates in these systems and their value for pollination and pest management.
Before joining Xerces, Livia coordinated research and restoration efforts across prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats on former agricultural and working lands in central Ohio. She also has experience in regulatory enforcement, environmental education, invasive species management, and native plant propagation. Livia earned her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science in 2015 and is a Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner in training through the Society for Ecological Restoration.