Maddie was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Technological Studies with a focus on Conservation and Development from Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Prior to living in Humboldt County, Maddie worked in various environmental science and education positions in Alaska, Maine, Minnesota, and Arizona. She began volunteering with SRF as a member of the Watershed Stewards Program in 2017, and started working for SRF as the Project Assistant in January of 2019.
Maddie finished her masters degree in Fisheries Biology at Humboldt State University in May 2020, where her research focused on alternative life histories of Coho Salmon in Humboldt Bay tributaries. She’s excited to support SRF’s mission of promoting restoration and stewardship of the salmon and habitats she loves to study!