Amanda Rockler (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Regional Watershed Restoration Specialist with the Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program. She received her Bachelor's in Environmental and Ecological Biology from the University of Colorado @ Boulder, and her Masters from George Washington University in Sustainable Landscape Design. Amanda works with local governments, non-profits, residents, and other entities to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.
The UMD Sea Grant Extension Watershed Protection and Restoration Program works to improve water quality through stormwater management and watershed restoration techniques. The Sea Grant Watershed Protection and Restoration Program works with local and state governments, watershed organizations, and community groups in Maryland to build partnerships, identify funding sources, and advise/assist in the planning, implementation and monitoring of restoration projects. Watershed Restoration Specialists facilitate measurable reductions in water pollution in the following ways:
The Sea Grant Watershed Protection and Restoration Program is a member of the Watershed Assistance Collaborative with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the Environmental Finance Center.