Jon Kachmar manages the Conservancy’s regional program for Southeast Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands as the Southeast Massachusetts Program Director. He works to identify the landscapes and species that should be protected and the best approaches to accomplish that. Much of his work includes the restoration of coastal resources shellfish and eelgrass.
Education: B.A. Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island; M.A. Public Policy/Coastal Policy, Muskie School of Public Policy.
Areas of Expertise:
• Coastal and marine resource management
• Cape Cod
• Nearshore habitat restoration
• Regional coastal policy and planning
• Oyster issues