Who We Are

Great Bay Reserve Staff

Cory Riley

Cory Riley

Cory oversees the Reserve’s education, research, stewardship, and coastal training programs.

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Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens

Rachel manages the lands within our Reserve’s boundaries and works with partners to protect land around Great Bay.

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Kelle Loughlin

Kelle Loughlin

Kelle oversees the education programs and general operations of the Great Bay Discovery Center.

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Lynn Vaccaro

Lynn Vaccaro

Lynn provides science based resources to people who make decisions that directly or indirectly impact Great Bay and coastal ecosystems.

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Beth Heckman

Beth Heckman

Beth arranges school field trips to the Discovery Center and leads the Bayventure children’s programs.

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Kelly Brooks

Kelly Brooks

Kelly is a Stewardship Assistant….she spends a lot of time outside helping to care for the lands of Great Bay NERR.

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Kelsey Hanson

Kelsey Hanson

Kelsey assists in coordinating and teaching education programs of all age groups. She plans fun nature based activities to get visitors interested in, and excited to be outdoors.

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Heather Ballestero

Heather Ballestero

Heather supports research and monitoring efforts in Great Bay, throughout NH, and at other NERRs on various projects (e.g., marsh adaptation to sea level rise, living shoreline, environmental DNA).

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

Have you always wanted to work for a National Estuarine Research Reserve? Well, we’re hiring! We are looking for a part time Maintenance Mechanic.

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