Mary is from Oakville, Connecticut and joined the Harbor Watch team in February 2020. She has a B.S. in Natural Resources and the Environment from the University of Connecticut, where she studied Water and Climate Resources. Her studies focused on freshwater wetland ecosystems of the Northeast.
As the research and education coordinator she is involved in the organization and execution of education programs, sample collection in the field, processing samples in the lab, and data entry and analysis, among other responsibilities.