Andy Bauer

Andy Bauer joined the Estuary Partnership in 2013. He engages students in a wide range of classroom and field programs and volunteer tree plantings. Andy has introduced videography to our education programs, capturing our students in action so we can share their stories better. He has added drone piloting and 360 degree videography to his tool kit and is always exploring ways to increase interactive opportunities for students and teachers. Prior to joining the Estuary Partnership, Andy was a high school science teacher in Brooklyn, New York for over two years. For many years, Andy has served

Education Programs


The Estuary Partnership Education Program builds environmental curiosity and knowledge, empowers citizens to make a difference in their communities, and fosters a personal connection to the lower Columbia River. Our Educators: Deliver developmentally appropriate science lessons and field trips based on best teaching practices; Increase student understanding of local biodiversity, the inter-connectedness of all living things, and the unique role humans play in the environment; Provide safe, land and water-based opportunities for individuals to experience and explore their local watershed

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Erinne Goodell

Erinne joined the Estuary Partnership in 2014. She leads organizational communications, event planning, and relationship-building with individuals and corporate partners. Erinne focuses on expanding understanding and recognition of the Estuary Partnership, its programs, and diverse partners along the lower river to a range of partners. Erinne has 16 years of experience in nonprofit development and communications, and previously worked at Sisters Of The Road and NAYA Family Center. Erinne has a B.S in Liberal Studies with a focus on Peace and Social Justice from Oregon State University.

Tabitha Reeder

Tabitha has worked with lower Columbia River public and private ports for 18 years. She has been the Environmental Manager at the Port of Kalama for the past 8 years. Tabitha has extensive experience in managing environmental resources on the lower river. At the Port she aims to increase economic development and create jobs in an environmentally responsible manner and enhance recreational opportunities for all members of the public. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and a Master of Environmental Science and Regional Planning. Her previous

Hillary Barbour

Hillary is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Burgerville, LLC. Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, Burgerville is a 41-unit restaurant chain in the Pacific Northwest with a commitment to regional stewardship. She leads the company’s Regional Restoration initiative, emerging opportunities for the long-term health of the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining Burgerville, Hillary was the Policy Director for Renewable Northwest, a regional renewable energy advocacy non-profit. From 1999-2014, she served on the staff of US Congressman Earl Blumenauer. Hillary holds a B.A. from Reed College in