Sam Blakesley
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Sam Blakesley is an environmental scientist with 8 years of experience studying ocean and coastal resource management, climate change, and the interaction of science and policy. He has chaired ocean conservation nonprofit chapters, served as coordinator for multiple long-term water quality monitoring programs, and has been involved in a wide variety of coastal resilience projects ranging from sea level rise vulnerability assessments and watershed restoration projects to economic valuations of resources. Most recently, Mr. Blakesley worked with executive leadership for the State of California on marine science, policy, economics, and environmental justice to inform coastal and climate change resilience strategies.