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Heather Desko

NJ Water Supply Authority
Watershed Protection Specialist
Clinton, NJ
Heather is a Watershed Protection Specialist for the New Jersey Water Supply Authority. She joined the Authority in 2009, after serving as an AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassador for the Lower Raritan Watershed. Heather graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Boston University with a M.A. in Energy and Environmental Analysis and a B.A. in Environmental Science. Heather manages the Authority’s River-Friendly Business and School certification programs, which are a partnership to improve water quality and conserve water through better management of existing land uses, and she developed and manages the Authority’s rain barrel and rain garden programs, which provides education for homeowners to take action for stormwater management in their community. Heather also oversees the Authority’s water monitoring program and aquatic invasive species projects, along with other Authority outreach efforts. She is a member of the New Jersey Water Monitoring Council, a Project WET Facilitator, and Aquatics Station Coordinator for the New Jersey Envirothon.