Ashleigh joined the program in April of 2022, after earning her Master of Science degree from Nicholls State University. As our Native Plant Nursery Coordinator, she works side by side with our Habitat Restoration Coordinator to grow out and maintain native plants to fulfill various restoration planting contracts. Additionally, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the nursery facilities and is responsible for managing the farm student workers. Ashleigh’s interests include restoration ecology, effects of inundation on vegetation, and education and outreach about Louisiana’s unique habitat.