Lystra Culzac is a trained and experienced forestry expert and Conservation Biologist with a master’s degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. She is also an avid environmental and science educator, researcher, ornithologist, and artist. Among her passions are spending time in the outdoors and working with youth. It is her love for these that led her to establish the NGO, Science Initiative for Environmental Conservation and Education (SCIENCE), whose mission is to promote science education, especially among the youth, and to cultivate and enhance interest in biodiversity conservation and heritage preservation, through exploration, interactive discovery and stimulating learning environments. Lystra has several patents and publications including “Important Bird Areas of St. Vincent and the Grenadines” and author of the “Species Conservation Plan for the St. Vincent Parrot Amazona guildingii.”
Lystra is currently the Lead Educator with Environmental Protection in the Caribbean
(EPIC) Grenadines Seabirds Program and she has been involved in seabird research in
the Grenadines for over a decade.