Derek joined the Estuary Partnership Monitoring Team as a Research Technician during summer 2022 and was promoted to Research Scientist in fall 2023. Derek’s past academic work includes the development of shoreline management guidelines for private property owners in Burlington, Vermont. Originally from Salem, Massachusetts, he attended the University of Vermont and received a degree in Natural Resources Ecology with a minor in Physical Geography. Since moving to Portland in March, Derek is excited to experience the various activities of the city, as well as explore the natural areas of the Pacific Northwest.
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dmarquis [at] estuarypartnership.org