Parker’s work helps to connect climate change science and technical support with coastal community leaders in Maine that are preparing for change. Parker is a steering committee member of the Maine Ocean and Coastal Acidification Partnership and the National Ocean Acidification Information Exchange. Since 2017 he has been a member of the Climate Change Adaptation Providers Network, working to build climate change resilience through community based efforts throughout the State. In a coordinator role with Maine Sea Grant, Parker brings together best practices for climate change adaptation at a local scale and supports communities and resource managers in implementing strategies for resilience.
B.S., Environmental Biology, Beloit College, Wisconsin 2011
Ph.D., Ecology and Environmental Science, University of Maine, 2021