Extension Professional Staff
Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship
515 E Vienna St., Suite G
PO Box 604
Anna, IL 62906
Erin Medvecz is the Energy and Environmental Stewardship Extension Educator for University of Illinois Extension in AJMPU Unit #27 serving Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union counties. She has a Master’s degree in Plant Biology from Southern Illinois University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the College of Saint Benedict.
Erin has a passion for taking an active role in preserving our environment and in sharing that passion with others. She has experience teaching a wide range of audiences, which she developed during her time as a Student Naturalist at Saint John’s Abbey Arboretum, a Teaching Assistant at SIU, and a Conservation Education Representative for Illinois Department of Natural Resources. She also has experience working to preserve our natural resources from her time as a Grassland Restoration/Monitoring Technician for The Nature Conservancy. She has actively volunteered to teach about environmental topics, and currently serves as a board member for the Southern Chapter of the Illinois Native Plant Society.