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

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. This legislation…
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.…
No Reason to Eliminate Protections for National Monuments
For almost as long as he has been in office, President Trump has led an attack on our public lands and waters, trying to reverse protections for our most special places. But the truth is out: New documents show that Trump administration officials agree that the case for rolling back protections for our national monuments…
National Ocean Month Reminds Me Why I Fight
With National Ocean Month coming to a close last week, I’ve been thinking about everything that has happened in the last 30 days. While things may seem bleak, with the Trump administration pushing an agenda that disregards the health of the ocean we were celebrating, I have found hope in my colleagues and comrades. These…

 

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