Staff Bio-Marissa

Marissa Llosa

Team Canoe Trip-Marissa

Enjoying the sunset on a team canoe trip.

Marissa Llosa is an Extension Program Specialist focusing on wetland restoration for the Texas Coastal Watershed Program. She has worked as a field biologist doing wetland restoration around Galveston Bay for 21 years. Currently, she leads the Wetland Restoration Team, a crew of Master Naturalist volunteers, working on various wetland restoration projects specifically the over 300 acres restoration at Sheldon Lake State Park.

She also restored wetlands along Brays Bayou, Sims Bayou, Buffalo Bayou, Sheldon Lake, San Jacinto River and various bay systems within Galveston Bay. As part of the Field Ecology group at the International Crane Foundation, she restored native prairie in Wisconsin. She also worked as the Conservation Coordinator at the Galveston Bay Foundation, restoring salt marsh habitat in Galveston Bay.

Marissa graduated from Brown University with a B.S. in Aquatic Biology and a B.A. in English Literature.




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