Author: Tabitha Birdwell

Looking Back on a Summer with IOC

What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work? My work this summer with the Inland Ocean Coalition (IOC) focused on developing their Ocean-Friendly Farming (OFF) campaign. I was fortunate to have a lead role in designing the entire campaign, from its mission and priorities to its future impact […]

Looking Back on a Summer with IOC

Even though I’ll be continuing on with IOC for the indefinite future, the experiences I had with them this summer have impacted my future far more than I expected them to. My gratitude goes out to those at IOC who embraced me as one of them and to those who made it possible for me […]

A National Campaign

The work I’ve been doing with the Inland Ocean Coalition has had a national perspective from the moment we began developing their Watershed Health Program. My recent move from Louisiana to California and a roll call of committee members from Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, and other states truly reflects the IOC’s emphasis on nationwide […]

Protecting our Oceans from Inland

For my summer fellowship, I am working with the Inland Ocean Coalition (IOC) to develop their Watershed Health Program. As an education and policy-focused advocacy platform, IOC works to build land-to-sea stewardship within inland communities across the nation, showing how they too have a voice in the health and protection of our oceans. The development […]

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