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Kristine and her stress management consultant, Kewee. Photo by Ginny Diroff
Kristine Bradof has a BS in geology and environmental geology from Beloit College (1979) and an MS in geology (minor in ecology) from the University of Minnesota (1988). Her graduate research on the environmental impacts of drainage-ditch and road construction on Red Lake peatland was supported by University of Minnesota and National Science Foundation graduate fellowships. She is author of two chapters in The Patterned Peatlands of Minnesota (1992 University of Minnesota Press).
A Chicago-area native drawn to Lake Superior and the north woods, Kristine has worked as an interpretive naturalist for Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center (1986-87), the Superior National Forest (1989), and Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park (1990) and as a Student Conservation Association researcher for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (1988). Her previous work experience also included four years in the geology department at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History and a year in the geography department of the Science Museum of Minnesota. She has been community programs coordinator for the GEM Center since its establishment in 1991.