PAMELA BERSTLER is a highly experienced landscape expert who co-founded and now manages G3, Green Gardens Group an organization dedicated to using landscapes as a climate change solution. G3 is an EPA WaterSense recognized landscape professional certifying organization, and conducts outreach and education on the Watershed Approach to landscaping throughout the U.S., reaching more than 5,000 people annually. G3 publishes Watershed Approach Guidebooks, which have been utilized by agencies throughout California as the foundation of their landscape standards.
Prior to founding G3, Pamela spent nearly a decade as a California licensed landscape contractor with her award-winning and innovative residential design/build firm, Flower to the People. During that time, she co-hosted and designed a landscaping television show for Discovery Channel, called Rally ‘Round the House.
Pamela comes to the landscape industry after a “first career” on Wall Street designing and trading derivative securities as a Vice President at Prudential Global Funding and working with entrepreneurial entertainment companies as a New Media Agent at Creative Artists Agency.
Pamela has a BA in Psychology and Organization Design from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Pamela is an American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) Accredited Professional since 2012, and a QWEL and CLIA Certified Irrigation System Auditor.
In 2016, G3 was named recipient of APLD’s National Leadership in Sustainability Award. In 2014, Pamela received the APLD National Service Award for her work as Legislative/Advocacy Chair of the California Chapter. She served as President of the APLD California Chapter in 2013 and as a member of the Executive Committee from 2009 – 2016.