Jenn Savedge

Environmental Expert


M.Sc., Environmental Education, University of Strathclyde

B.S., Biology, Ithaca College


  • Former National Park Ranger
  • Creator of the green living website The Green Parent
  • Wrote  The Green Parent: A Kid-Friendly Guide to Environmentally-Friendly Living (Kedzie Press, 2008)
  • Public speaker and lecturer about green living 


Jenn Savedge is a former writer for ThoughtCo, where she wrote ecology-related content for nearly two years. Jean began her career as a ranger with the US National Park Service (NPS) in 1993. During her more than nine years with the NPS, she traveled the United States working in some of the country's most beautiful spaces. Jean educates visitors of all ages about the historical, cultural, and natural significance of our nation's parklands.

In 2006, Jenn founded to spread her knowledge about living a green lifestyle, to promote eco-friendly living, and to support of the National Park Service. She uses the website to house her blog and contributes articles to the Mother Nature Network. Jenn wrote three books to encourage parents, children, and teens to protect the environment. Jenn also lectures at festivals, conferences, and for school groups and businesses to educate listeners on methods to keep a green workspace, home, and school. She has expertise in working with nonprofit organizations and lobbying with government agencies.



Jenn Savedge received a Master Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental Education University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland in 1999. She also holds a Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Biology from Ithaca College.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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