M.S., Water Conservation Coordinator,
Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
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Stacie received a B.S. in the Environmental Sciences from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC prior to obtaining her M.S. in Environmental Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida. Stacie has been with the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department for nine years and is currently serving as the County’s Water Conservation Coordinator. In 2010 she received a graduate certificate in Social Marketing at the University of South Florida to assist with her public education responsibilities.
Stacie has extensive experience developing social marketing public outreach campaigns and in enforcing local codes and regulations. Currently she is combining these skill sets together to enforce irrigation restrictions in an effort to conserve water resources.
Stacie has developed a local “Scoop the Poop” campaign utilizing research conducted by various agencies and recently researched, designed, and implemented a “Keeping Grass Off the Streets” campaign. Currently, Stacie is studying homeowners with intensive landscapes to discover methods for decreasing outdoor water use while also coordinating a program to enforce local irrigation restrictions.