CRI welcomes new Communications Officer, Stephanie Merrill

This week, Stephanie Merrill joined the CRI team as our new Communications Officer

Stephanie Merrill joined our team this week as a Communications Officer for the next 7 months.  Stephanie has spent the last 6 years as the Freshwater Protection program director for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick where she gained experience in communications and public engagement on issues related to water protection. Stephanie graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a BSc. in Biology and an MSc in Forestry and Environmental Management. She has spent ten years in the non-profit sector also working at watershed groups and research institutes at the University of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University. Stephanie will be spending the next few months helping to profile CRI research, Science Directors and students and working on special Anniversary projects.

"I'm really excited to join the CRI team, especially this year, during the 15th anniversary. CRI has contributed so much toward making every river a healthy river and I am looking forward to helping elevate the profile of the institute and its work."  - Stephanie

Stephanie can be reached at and 506-453-4770