Dr. Chris Marsh
Dr. Marsh has been Executive Director of LCI since its inception in 1998. He works extensively with municipal governments in the area to help improve water quality, land conservation practices, and management of lands in addition to teaching the Master Naturalist programs and working with local teachers and students. Prior to moving to the Lowcountry, Dr. Marsh was a biology professor at Coastal Carolina University where he taught ornithology, ecology, and animal behavior. While at Coastal Carolina he also served as a regional director of a statewide program to improve math and science education in South Carolina. He has over 10 years of experience as an environmental consultant and has worked with the SC Department of Natural Resources on coastal shorebird populations.