Peter Alexander (www.northeastgreatwaters.org) talks with Rob about life on a Maine island. He describes some of the assaults to coastal waters and ocean wildlife, along with the robust planning needed for restoration. For the past 3 years Peter has been leading the Gulf of Maine Habitat Restoration Initiative, which expanded last year to include Cape Cod and Rhode Island. He will host a New England Coasts Restoration Initiative Summit open meeting with of 400 invited. Peter succeeds by working with representatives from state and federal agencies, the non-profit community, and with members of Congress to build awareness and consensus on ocean restoration needs. Peter is also a founding member of the America’s Great Waters Coalition representing 19 major waterways like the Great Lakes, Ohio River, and Chesapeake Bay. Peter has a MS in Environmental Studies, Antioch New England. He is a professional musician, who serves as president of the Maine Songwriters Association.
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