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Wenley Ferguson

Wenley Ferguson
Director of Habitat Restoration, Save The Bay

Wenley Ferguson has spent the last 31 years working for Save The Bay in Providence, Rhode Island, where she now serves as Director of Habitat Restoration. Throughout her career, she has partnered with federal, state, and local entities to advance projects that restore and enhance coastal and estuarine habitats and improve community resilience, working tirelessly to bring them from conception to implementation and adaptive management. Ferguson has been a leader in identifying and assessing climate change impacts to coastal wetlands within Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts and advancing new and emerging restoration and management approaches in the southern New England region. She has also led volunteer teams to engage local communities and advocates for the importance of conserving marsh migration corridors. Ferguson also collaborates with local researchers and has contributed to several peer reviewed publications related to coastal marsh conditions and restoration.