Esperanza Stancioff - Extension Educator

Esperanza StancioffEsperanza Stancioff, Extension Educator
University of Maine Cooperative Extension & Sea Grant
377 Manktown Road · Waldoboro, ME 04572
Phone 207.832.0343 or 1.800.244.2104 · Fax 207.832.0377
Email esp@umext.maine.edu

Esperanza's current work focuses on climate change education and adaptation planning. She coordinates Maine’s Climate Change Adaptation Providers’ Network, helping to lead development of a Maine Climate Change Adaptation Plan, and is helping to coordinate a statewide Climate Change Forum. She also is co-chair of the National Sea Grant Climate Network.

Since joining University of Maine Cooperative Extension in 1988, Esperanza has designed and implemented educational programs in coastal ecosystem health, specifically in marine environmental monitoring and watershed assessment and management. She is the recipient of a Gulf of Maine Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment for her long-term devotion to improving public awareness and protection of estuarine water quality (1992) and a Maryann Hartman Award for her contributions to statewide environmental stewardship and marine education (1999).