Haley is a Coastal Resilience Program Coordinator for Florida Sea Grant and works closely with agents and staff at the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station in Cedar Key. Haley previously worked as an Environmental Specialist in the Water Resources Division of the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, where her responsibilities included implementing educational programs focused on reducing nonpoint source pollution in urban watersheds, coordinating community outreach events, and conducting water quality monitoring. Prior to this, Haley worked in the Wetlands and Water Quality Laboratory at UF, where she was involved in a variety of environmental studies across Florida, including the construction and monitoring of living shorelines in Cedar Key and other coastal communities. Through exposure to diverse research objectives and extension activities, she developed an appreciation for solution-based research and a passion for facilitating learning. Haley has a B.A. in Sustainability Studies with minors in Soil and Water Science and Environmental Science from the University of Florida.

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Haley is responsible for expanding Florida Sea Grant’s capacity to conduct resilience-related extension and education programs along Florida’s Nature Coast and other vulnerable areas of the state. She works to broaden the scope and application of existing FSG programs and working groups while developing and delivering new materials and programming focused on climate and resilience.


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