Chris Baillie is the Resilience/Climate Adaptation Coordinator for the Eastern North Carolina Sentinel Landscape (ENCSL), a three year pilot position to evaluate the benefits of Landscapes having a second coordinator to focus on projects addressing resilience and climate adaptation. In this role, Chris will be leading a broad group of stakeholders in the development of a Strategic Resilience/Climate Adaptation Plan for the ENCSL while concurrently facilitating the development of proposals to support resilience-focused projects within the Landscape. Chris is originally from Durham, NC, and holds a doctorate in ecology, evolution and marine biology from Northeastern University and a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With expertise in habitat conservation and restoration, ecosystem service quantification and coupled human-natural system management, Chris has extensive experience translating applied research and stakeholder engagement into actionable State-level plans. Outside of work, Chris is an outdoors enthusiast.
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- C11: Tapping into New Federal Climate Resilience Funding for Land Trusts and Defense Communities
September 08, 2023
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM