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Cole LaVera

Cole LaVera

Cole is currently a student at Grossmont College and plans to transfer to UC Davis to pursue a degree in ecology, evolution, and biodiversity. He is passionate about conservation, ecology, and working to fight climate change. Cole is the president of the Conservation Club at Grossmont College, where he has helped establish a native seed library and begun work on creating a nature trail on campus. In his free time, Cole enjoys trips to the zoo, tidepooling, bowling, reading about plants and animals, and going to the swap meet with his family.


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  • City of San Diego

  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
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  • Malk Nature Fund
  • Coastkeeper
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  • Americorps
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  • San Diego River Conservancy
  • National Marine Sanctuary Foundation