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Trish MurpheyWatershed Manager

Trish Murphey

Trish joined APNEP in 2018 and has a background in fisheries management, specifically dealing with shrimp, bay scallops, hard clams and oysters.  In addition to helping facilitate APNEP’s Action Teams and Monitoring and Assessment Teams, Trish participates in APNEP’s scientific and data analysis activities. Trish also works closely with different state and federal boards, commissions and committees to promote the mission of APNEP and assists with implementation of the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan (CHPP). Prior to joining APNEP, Trish worked at the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, where she was involved in the development and implementation of NC Fishery Management Plans as well as research on submerged aquatic vegetation and oyster reefs. She also worked for the S.C. Division of Natural Resources in crustacean management and marsh utilization research. Trish earned a bachelor’s degree in Marine Sciences from Florida Institute of Technology (1985).