Conservation Program Manager
(360) 754-3588, ext. 103

Karin Strelioff serves as the Conservation Program Manager at Thurston Conservation District.  She brings years of experience as a project manager, designer, and restoration specialist working in South Puget Sound on diverse projects.  She specializes in marine shoreline stewardship, green stormwater infrastructure / landscape design, PNW native plants, and conservation-focused land management.  

Karin’s role at Thurston CD includes leadership of the technical staff as well as grant writing and program development. She works on collaborative conservation initiatives including the Chehalis Basin Strategy.  She leads the Shore Friendly Thurston program and directs the Shore Friendly South Sound Initiative​, a strategic effort that supports marine shoreline stewardship and restoration throughout Mason, Thurston and Pierce Counties.

Karin received her Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington in 2013 and her Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University. Karin’s passion for conservation reflects her belief that every stewardship action, great or small, contributes not just to our own lives, but to the health and well-being of our families and the beautiful planet that supports us.