Riparian Caretakers is new partnership with Duwamish Valley Sustainability Association’s “Juntos Si Podemos Cuidar Nuestro Rio Duwamish,” and Sea Potential’s Beach Walks program, providing education that inspires a passion and care for natural marine habitat and ecosystems. The project will provide communities with technical tools for monitoring water system health, informed community decision making, habitat conservation and restoration, and supporting STEAM career pathways.
Jessica has managed the Member Jurisdiction and WRIA Grant Programs at KCD since March 2007. Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish and graduate level education in the fields of Public Administration, Urban Planning, and Facilitation and Negotiation. She is an experienced program manager responsible for tracking millions of dollars in grant funding with a successful track record of liaising with local governments, nonprofits, and watershed groups on natural resource conservation issues.