Science Faculty

Sara Melick



MS Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina Wilmington

BS, Marywood University


Ecology, Resource Conservation, Physical Science, Principles of Biology


Campus sustainability, plastic pollution, water quality

Sara Melick earned her bachelor of science degree in biology from Marywood University and her master of science degree in environmental studies from The University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Her graduate research focused on coastal management with a specific focus on marine debris. Sara also worked with local non-profits focused on habitat restoration, stormwater management, and environmental education/ outreach.


After graduate school, Sara worked in California for Save the Bay and the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Control Board. She continued her work on habitat restoration and environmental outreach, as well as evaluating non-point source pollution entering the San Francisco Bay. 


Sara has her Geographic Information System (GIS) certificate and is a TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) advisor.


Locally, Sara is Secretary of the Lackawanna River Conservation Association (LRCA) Board of Directors. She is also a member of the EarthCARE Committee.