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|Kristen Grant, Marine Extension Associate
Wells NERR 342 Laudholm Farm Road · Wells, ME 04090
Phone 207.646.1555 x115 · Fax 207.646.2930
As Southern Maine Marine Extension Associate, Kristen has worked in that region of the state since 1999. Her office in Wells is housed at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, facilitating partnerships with NOAA colleagues there.
Coastal Southern Maine's proximity to urban centers such as Boston has translated into significant population and development pressure as these metropolitan areas expand. These realities create a set of regional issues and opportunities that distinguish this region from other parts of the state.
In response to these issues, the majority of Kristen's work focuses on the interactions between the people, the resources, and the ecosystems of the coast. Her work includes a range of activities to build the capacity of coastal communities to plan and adapt for their future, such as understanding erosion trends and planning for coastal hazards, considering housing options, addressing coastal access and waterfront development issues, and engaging community stakeholders. To this work, Kristen brings a Master of Science degree focused on Environmental Education, and has an extensive background in outreach education and community development.
|Final Program - 2013 Maine Beaches Conference||01 Nov 2013|
|Southern Maine Volunteer Beach Profile Monitoring Program||08 Oct 2013|
|Maine Beaches Conference||06 Sep 2013|
|Tour Our Resilient Coast||14 Jun 2013|
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|An invitation to submit ideas for presentations and exhibits at the 2013 Maine Beaches Conference||04 Feb 2013|
|Climate Change Projects & Programs||25 Jan 2013|
|PRESS RELEASE | 14 August 2012 Tour resilient coastal properties September 8||14 Aug 2012|
|Coastal Community Resilience||21 May 2012|
|PRESS RELEASE | 13 April 2012 Just in time for tax season, new tools for promoting coastal access||23 Apr 2012|