Melissa Hill grew up in central Florida and has been involved with land conservation since 2014. She graduated from the University of Florida with a master’s in Interdisciplinary Ecology from the School of Natural Resources and Environment and a certificate in Environmental Education and Communication. Since August 2019, she has served as the land acquisition specialist and project coordinator for the Santa Fe River Basin watershed where she manages a regional partnership, works with private property owners, and facilitates permanent land protection. On an off day she can be found catching a sunrise or out paddling Florida’s springs and rivers.
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