Jennifer Felt

Ocean Campaign Director CLF Massachusetts

Jennifer Felt is CLF’s Ocean Campaign Director. In this position Jennifer works to build and expand a diverse, multi-stakeholder network for regional ocean planning across New England and helps to develop the nation’s first regional ocean plan. Prior to CLF, Jennifer was at the Marine Conservation Institute, where she worked for five years in Washington, DC and New Hampshire. Previously, she worked for Humane Society International in Latin America and the Caribbean, served in the Peace Corps in Honduras.

Jennifer is a native of Maine, a proud graduate of the University of Vermont and lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.


Recent Posts

Happy Birthday to Our Marine National Monument
Three years ago, President Obama designated the first and only marine national monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean: the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts. The monument encompasses nearly 5,000 square miles of New England’s ocean, including three spectacular deep-sea canyons and four ancient volcanos known as seamounts. It protects an incomparable array of marine life including…
How New England’s Congressional Delegation Can Protect Our Ocean
New England’s congressional delegation is currently home for the late summer recess. Away from the DC hustle and bustle, it is safe to say that many of our Senators and Representatives are enjoying New England’s ocean and remembering that it’s part of our New England way of life. It’s the perfect time to reinforce the…
Ocean Planning Lives on in New England
As the saying goes, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. When President Trump revoked the National Ocean Policy last summer, we worried that it would harm the health of our ocean. But here in New England, ocean planning – the idea that we can be smarter and more coordinated about how we…
Congress Acts to Save Right Whales
With no more than 420 North Atlantic right whales remaining in the world, New England’s iconic whale is on the brink of extinction. Thankfully, Congress is taking action. This month, Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and John Rutherford (R-FL) led the bipartisan reintroduction of the Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered (or “SAVE”) Right Whales Act. This…
The Year Ahead in Washington: CLF’s Federal Ocean Policy Priorities
The ocean plays an integral role in New Englanders’ lives, our economy, and our communities. As the 116th Congress begins to shape its agenda, CLF’s Oceans team is working to advance legislation that protects our ocean. The 2018 midterms brought a Democratic majority to the House, giving us new and exciting opportunities for environmental legislation.…

 

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