Robert V. Kearns

Hi I'm Robert Kearns

I enjoy hiking, kayaking, advocacy and public speaking.

Currently I am with the Charles River Watershed Association as their Climate Resilience Specialist. In my work I am organizing locally tailored climate resilience workshops targeting the upper watershed communities, building a database of organizations and community leaders in the watershed that represent or advocate for vulnerable populations and environmental justice communities and set up introductory meetings. Additionally I am developing a simple strategic plan document for the Charles River Climate Compact and supporting the deputy director in her work with the Climate Compact.

In 2020 I ended a year of Americorps Service Program called TerraCorps as the Youth Education and Community Engagement Coordinator at Mass Audubon's Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth. The property is the location of the largest freshwater restoration in the Northeast. In this past position, I worked with kids, collaborate with educators, and design community programming.

In my free time I serve as Outings and Conservation Chairs of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter. Through my leadership I have been working on expanding our conservation work as well as for different advocacy on clean energy, transportation and ecological restoration.

I also serve on the board of FRRACS (Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station) in my free time.

Environmental Justice

Live feed of the Purple Air Monitor for Quincy Point in the Fore River Basin that installed at my Grandmother's House. Quincy Point is one of the Basin's Environmental Justice communities.

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