James S. Brennan
Marine Habitat Specialist
Washington Sea Grant
345 Sixth St., Suite 550
Bremerton, WA 98337-1874
- Marine nearshore habitats and species
Experience and Education
Jim has a Master of Sciences degree in Marine Sciences from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and 24 years of work experience. Most of his work has focused on marine fisheries and habitats on the west coast of the United States (California, Oregon, Washington), but it has ranged from Antarctica to Alaska. Jim has worked in both the private and public sectors, with responsibilities that include research, education, environmental assessment, watershed planning, restoration, and regulatory and policy programs. The last 16 years of his career have been spent working in Puget Sound on marine resource management issues, with a focus on marine nearshore habitats and species, habitat modifications, ecological assessment, watershed and salmon recovery planning, and the development and implementation of alternative management actions for the protection, enhancement, and restoration of the Puget Sound nearshore ecosystem.
- Marine shoreline landowner education
- Shoreline and nearshore policy consultation
- Nearshore outreach and education
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