Ashley joined Lake Champlain Sea Grant and UVM Watershed Alliance in November 2015. She is most likely found hiking, biking, and exploring the Green Mountains. Ashley realizes her education and work pursuits to be embedded in the natural world, working towards the development of a more sustainable future for Vermont. She regards numerous life experiences as integral to this life pursuit, from her early childhood memories of exploring Lake Champlain to directing conservation programming for VT Fish and Wildlife.
In 2013 Ashley received her Bachelor's of Science from UVM in Elementary Education with a concentration in Environmental Science/Studies. She has spent the last few years immersed in environmental education and outreach. Currently she is enrolled in the Master's of Science in Natural Resources studying Leadership for Sustainability (MSLS) where she is focusing on ecological and educational impacts of community-based service learning projects.