Kevin O’Connor

Kevin O'Connor

Program Manager of Central Coast Wetlands Group

Department:  Central Coast Wetlands Group (CCWG)



phone: (831) 771-4495
office: CCWG Sandholdt


Kevin O’Connor is an ecologist specializing in wetland restoration, monitoring and assessment, and is the Project Manager for CCWG.  He received his Bachelors degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz in 2004 and his Masters degree in Biology from San Diego State University in 2007 where he investigated the effects of kelp forest disturbance on kelp associated fishes on Santa Catalina Island. Kevin joined CCWG in December 2007 and is currently involved with wetland and upland restoration in the Moro Cojo Slough, the development of a rapid assessment method (CRAM) for seasonally tidal estuaries and depressional systems, and participation with the California Wetlands Monitoring Workgroup.  He also serves as one of the central coast liaisons for the Level 2 Committee of the CWMW.


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Kevin O'Connor CV 2020

Central Coast Wetlands Group