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.


Jessie Hubbard, Grounds and Facilities Coordinator

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Jesse joined the Highstead team in April 2016 as the Grounds and Facilities Coordinator. He strives to maintain the property in a manner that is consistent with the overall mission of the organization, and that of the Wildlands and Woodlands Initiative. He holds B.S. in Turfgrass and Soil Science from the University of Connecticut, a CT Arborist License, and is an ISA Certified Arborist. He is passionate about plants, curious about nature, and always looking to learn more. He can be seen taking on various projects around the barn, assisting Kathleen in the plant collections, or maintaining the walking paths. Jesse enjoys playing hockey, hiking, mountain biking, and spending time with his family in Woodbridge, CT.

He resides in Southbury, CT and can be reached at jhubbard@highstead.net.