Ohio Agriculture Project Director
Jessica is the Ohio Agriculture Project Director for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, where she works to keep farming productive and profitable while protecting Lake Erie, the Ohio River and their tributaries.
She believes that we need to work collaboratively to established a shared community vision and set of goals in order to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends.
Prior to joining the Conservancy, she was an assistant professor of cooperative education in the sciences for Antioch College and was a program manager in research and extension for The Ohio State University.
Her area of expertise includes watershed management, hydrology and agricultural drainage.
She holds degrees in environmental science and agricultural engineering from The Ohio State University.