Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation
Kimberly Bradley serves as Project Specialist for the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA). In this role, she is supporting the grant funded planning, development, design, implementation and evaluation of workshops, webinars, and outreach materials on living shorelines, green infrastructure, and wetland restoration/creation approaches for coastal resilience for state agencies, municipalities, and the general public. She also serves as resource for staff and others regarding living shoreline and green infrastructure information and techniques.
Previously, Kim worked and as a senior environmental and ecological consultant for over nine years. In this role, she worked on a diversity of projects ranging from complex ecological risk assessments at contaminated sites, to the management of collaborative teams of professionals focused on the planning and design of green infrastructure and living shoreline projects across the northeast. She built a strong network of engineering and natural resource colleagues and municipal representatives in Connecticut. Prior to her professional consulting career, Kim worked as a Research Assistant for the National Undersea Research Center at UConn Avery Point while earning her graduate degree.
Kim is passionate about protection of local natural resources and open spaces, and educating others to maintain resilient ecological systems. She volunteers her time to the Town of Salem Inland Wetland and Conservation Commission, as member of the Eightmile River Wild and Scenic Watershed Coordination Committee, and as the Aquatics Chairperson for the Connecticut Envirothon Program.
Kim holds a M.Sc. in Biological Oceanography, and a B.Sc. in Environmental Science with a focus on Ecological and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut.