Wildlands & Woodlands Website

Highstead works to inspire curiosity and build knowledge about plants and wooded landscapes in order to enhance life, preserve nature, and advance sound stewardship practices.

Highstead Staff


Barn in Fall

Jody Cologgi

Office and Technology Manager
Email: jcologgi@highstead.net

Katie Blake

Email: kblake@highstead.net
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Geordie Elkins

Operations Director
Email: gelkins@highstead.net
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Edward K. Faison

Senior Ecologist
Email: efaison@highstead.net
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Jesse Hubbard

Grounds and Facilities Coordinator
Email: jhubbard@highstead.net
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Kathleen Kitka

Landscape and Collections Manager
Email: kkitka@highstead.net
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William G. Labich

Senior Conservationist
Email: blabich@highstead.net
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Spencer R. Meyer

Senior Conservationist
Email: smeyer@highstead.net
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Tara Whalen

Email: twhalen@highstead.net
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Highstead Board

David R. Foster

Email: drfoster@fas.harvard.edu
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