Director of Green Projects
Gwen Macdonald, Director of Green Projects, manages the Save the Sound Green Projects program including river and habitat restoration, living shorelines, and green infrastructure. Gwen has a B.S. in Ecological Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science at Forestry with post-graduate studies at Rutgers and the University of Massachusetts. She has been managing river restoration and tidal wetlands restoration projects at CFE/Save the Sound since 2010, including four dam removal projects. Gwen also participates in state and region-wide prioritization of projects and issues facing restoration and works with other stakeholders to advocate for policies that will encourage healthier rivers, marshes and shorelines in Connecticut and Long Island Sound.