Adrienne Marino

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The Nature Conservancy
Restoration Specialist

Adrienne is a Restoration Specialist with the University of Michigan Water Center, where she works to identify priority knowledge gaps in Great Lakes restoration science. She engages with multi-disciplinary and multi-sector teams to develop and improve restoration practices, and to evaluate, synthesize, and disseminate information and new restoration approaches to managers and policy makers in the region.

Adrienne earned her B.S. in Geography and Zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005) and her M.S. from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment (2009). Her background includes work on watershed-based restoration and conservation planning projects with non-profit, government, and research organizations such as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, the City of Ann Arbor municipal government, and the University of Michigan. Most recently Adrienne worked on the Great Lakes Environmental and Assessment and Mapping Project, which focused on mapping distributions of key Great Lakes stressors. She joined the Graham Institute in January 2013. In her free time, Adrienne enjoys cooking and exploring waters near and far with her husband and three children.