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Hayley Barnes

Position:  Conservation Projects Manager
Conservation Projects Manager Hayley Barnes

Hayley joined the RCD team in early 2022. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Management and Protection with an emphasis in Natural Resources Planning from Humboldt State University. She has worked at a small-scale microgreens farm and at a creamery. Hayley served in the Watershed Stewards Program, monitoring steelhead populations on the Big Sur Coast and in Northern San Luis Obispo watersheds. Following that she was hired by the Upper Salinas-Las Tablas RCD and continued work in healthy soils, watershed enhancement and other projects. Hayley enjoys exploring her native Central Coast, traveling, restoring her vintage trailer and cooking.