Rosemary graduated from Stanford with an B.S. in environmental science in 2015 and received her M.A. in environmental communication from Stanford in 2016. Her interests are at the intersection of ocean research and science communication, and her goal is to communicate the importance of marine ecosystems in ways that engage large communities. When she is not working, you can find the Nebraska native enjoying the ocean firsthand as a surfer or scuba diver.
The jetty that protects Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay has stopped the flow of sand along the coast to the south, destroying the community’s most popular beach and creating erosion that threatens Highway 1.