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Sarah Hines

Sarah J. Hines

Science Delivery Specialist
Baltimore Field Station, 5523 Research Park Drive
United States

Phone: 443-543-5390
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  • University of Michigan, M.S. Environmental Science 2007
  • University of Michigan, M.B.A. Sustainable Business Enterprise 2007
  • Harvard University, B.A. Biological Anthropology 2002

Professional Experience

  • Science Delivery Specialist, Rocky Mountain Research Station
    2011 - Current
    I work with both RMRS research scientists and land managers throughout the Interior West to develop and deliver science relevant to Forest Planning, assessing climate change vulnerability, planning for climate change adaptation, and more. I am the editor of “The Science You Can Use Bulletin” (, a bi-monthly RMRS publication with a distribution to thousands of land and resource managers in the Interior West. I currently serve as co-chair of the Climate Change Resource Center ( and have been a member of the Production Team since 2010.
  • Resource Specialist, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry and Northern Research Station
    2007 - 2011
    I served as a Presidential Management Fellow and resource specialist with the Northeastern Area S&PF and the Northern Research Station. In this position, I helped to deliver carbon and climate change-related research and information to land managers and develop projects to facilitate mitigation and adaptation to climate change on state and private forests.

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Research Highlights


Catalyzing an urban wood and restoration economy in Baltimore

The Weeks Act of 1911 enabled the newly established U.S. Forest Service to restore land and watersheds. One hundred and six years later, agency ...


IITF and NRS each established a Charter for Urban Field Stations and Networks

IITF and NRS officially established charters for Urban Research Stations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Baltimore, Chicago, New York City, and Phi ...


Last updated on : 05/12/2021