Lisa Murphy is a lifetime learner who loves outdoor adventure. Some of her passions include: reading books and new scientific studies, ocean kayaking, back country snow play, cycling, traveling to areas of high biodiversity, hiking, and hanging out under a starry sky watching the bats come out.
In addition to teaching for Columbia College, Lisa is co-founder of the Gold Country Bat Project and on the Board of Directors for Tuolumne Utility District.
Bachelors from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Teaching credential from Fresno Pacific University (Multiple subject, single subject: science and English)
Masters in Natural Resources and Communication from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephan F. Austin State University