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Coastal Institute Senior Fellows learn about sustainable agriculture at Watson Farm in Jamestown, R.I. Photo credit: Ayla Fox

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Eugene Bernat, operator of the eco-machine and living laboratory in Fisherville, M.A., explains how fungus can filter oil from polluted water. Photo credit: Ayla Fox


Senior Fellows

The Senior Fellows of the Coastal Institute are the heart and soul of the program. The Fellows constitute the collective expertise that can be brought to bear in resolving environmental problems in coastal ecosystems. Fellows are appointed for 6-year terms and are expected to actively contribute to and participate in Coastal Institute activities.  Please see the CI Senior Fellows page for more information.


Distinguished Senior Fellow

Given to individuals who exemplify true championship of our coastal and watershed environments. Their credentials illustrate a career-long dedication to the protection of our natural environments and the communities that are inextricably interwoven therein.

Chap Barnes was the recipient of the first Distinguished Senior Fellow award in recognition of his work at the Napatree Point Conservation Area. Photo credit: Janice Sassi.

Chap Barnes was the recipient of the first Distinguished Senior Fellow award in recognition of his work at the Napatree Point Conservation Area. Photo credit: Janice Sassi.

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Recent work at the Napatree Point Conservation Area has focused on increasing biodiversity by planting native trees, shrubs, and other plants. Photo credit: Janice Sassi.

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