Wendy Pollock is a Chicago-based writer, treekeeper, and environmental advocate. She works with community organizations and educational projects to raise awareness and encourage informed action on behalf of a more just and sustainable world.
During many years with the science center movement, she developed national partnerships and led public outreach and communication efforts on topics ranging from global warming to the biological origins of music. She was project director for a community website called ExhibitFiles during its start-up years and coauthor of The Convivial Museum and other books. She also served for several years as editor of the Journal of Museum Education.
Until 2016, she was co-principal investigator of an NSF-funded media project called The Truth About Trees. With collaborator Anna Hiatt, she produced a series of video stories with community forestry groups across the country. See Portfolio for some of the stories.