Marion B. Lobstein

Associate Professor, NVCC—Manassas; Adjunct Professor, Blandy Experimental Farm

Marion Lobstein

About Marion Lobstein


Marion Blois Lobstein is an Associate Professor of biology at the Manassas Campus of NVCC and is in her thirty-second year of teaching at NVCC.


Her academic degrees include a BSEd (Biology) from Western Carolina University, a MAT (with a concentration in botany) from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a MS in Biology from George Mason University.


She also teaches a summer field botany course and does plant identification workshops at Blandy Experimental Farm, a UVA facility and the location of State Arboretum of Virginia.    For the last twenty-one years she also has conducted tours and taught classes for the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program. 


Marion is on the Board of Directorsof the Foundation of the Flora of  Virginia Project, a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Science, and a member of the Advisory Board of Directors of the Foundation of the State Arboretum (at Blandy Experimental Farm).   She is also an active member of the Virginia Native Plant Society, Her longtime interests in wildflowers, art and travel greatly enrich her life and that of her students. 

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