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Forests Program Director
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Craig Highfield is the Forests Program Director for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. The mission is to pursue innovative strategies and collaborations that improve the health of the region’s forests, create new forests in places important to water quality and promote the benefits of forests and resource management to private landowners, decision-makers and the general population of the six-state bay watershed. Craig leads the forest team that is situated in the Alliance’s state offices in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania.
Craig grew up playing in the woods of northwest Pennsylvania. He received a BA in History and Secondary Education from Westminster College and moved to Maryland to teach in a public middle school. Craig holds a MS in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hunting, playing music and spending time with his family.