Dr. Dionne Hoskins-Brown

Meet Dr. Dionne Hoskins-Brown, NOAA Research Fishery Biologist + Savannah State University Associate Professor.

Dr. Dionne Hoskins-Brown is NOAA’s acting Population and Ecosystem Monitoring Division’s Habitat Ecology Branch chief. She also serves as a Research Fishery Biologist, whose focus area is Cooperative Programs for the Southeast Fisheries Science Center, at Savannah State University.

Meet Dr. Abby Sterling, Director of Manomet’s Georgia Bight Shorebird Conservation Initiative. 

Dr. Abby Sterling works with partners along the Georgia and South Carolina coast using science and collaboration to address threats to shorebirds and the incredible places they depend on. Abby has been on the Georgia coast since 2007, now living in historic Brunswick with her husband, their new son, and their old dog. 

Dr. Abby Sterling

Dr. Abby Sterling

Meet Dr. Abby Sterling, Director of Manomet’s Georgia Bight Shorebird Conservation Initiative. 

Dr. Abby Sterling works with partners along the Georgia and South Carolina coast using science and collaboration to address threats to shorebirds and the incredible places they depend on. Abby has been on the Georgia coast since 2007, now living in historic Brunswick with her husband, their new son, and their old dog. 

Mark Dodd

Meet Mark Dodd, Sea Turtle Program Coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

A wildlife biologist who manages the Georgia DNR’s Sea Turtle Conservation Program, Mark is responsible for management and conservation efforts for a variety of threatened and endangered species. He oversees the Georgia Sea Turtle Cooperative, a dedicated network of researchers, agency employees, and volunteers who conduct sea turtle monitoring on every barrier island in the state.

Partners of Our Georgia Coast

The Our Georgia Coast campaign is designed to shine a spotlight on the essential work of our partners in preservation. We encourage you to learn more
about the inspiring coastal Georgians featured in this first video series—visit their websites to learn more and support their efforts.