Molly Auclair joined GMRI’s education department in September 2013, as a LabVenture! Fellow, and began a full-time role as a Science Education Specialist for the PowerHouse program the following February. In her role, Molly works with students and teachers throughout Maine to ignite the curiosity, ambition, and problem-solving potential of our next generation.
Before joining GMRI, Molly worked at both the Baxter State Park and the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, as an Environmental Educator for AmeriCorps and the Maine Conservation Corps. She received her BS in Biology and German Studies from Guilford College, and her MS in Marine Science from the University of New England, where she was also an NSF GK-12 Graduate Fellow. Her field research includes grey whale acoustics, saltmarsh ecology, and Great Blue Heron nesting behavior.
In her free time, Molly enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and swimming her way around the outdoors.