Coastal Habitats Extension Educator
Juliana Barrett an Extension Educator with the Connecticut Sea Grant program at the Avery Point campus and CLEAR. As an ecologist, her focus is the coastal habitats of Connecticut and climate adaptation. She works with towns and groups throughout the state on the conservation and management of coastal areas and resilience of communities – both coastal and inland. She also co-teaches the Climate Corps – an undergraduate service learning oriented course in which UConn undergrads work with communities on climate adaptation projects.
Juliana is the co-author of The Vegetation of Connecticut, a Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection publication. Previously, Juliana was the Geoffrey C. Hughes Tidelands Program Director with the Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, and also did private consulting. Juliana has a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, a M.A. from the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Biology.