March 18, 21 – Cade Kistler / Program Director, Mobile Baykeeper, Coastal Alabama Environmental Challenges & Solutions

Program Coordinator

Cade grew up on beautiful Guntersville Lake in North Alabama. After earning his B.S. from Auburn University he took a position with the U.S. Forest Service as a backcountry wilderness restoration intern in Washington; however, sweet home Alabama called and Cade returned to get his M.S. from Auburn University. Soon afterwards he followed his wife to her home in Baldwin County and has been exploring the treasures of the Gulf coast since. In his spare time Cade likes to kayak and bike with his wife. Cade is thrilled to have the opportunity to work for the citizens of the Alabama Gulf coast and preserve the environment of this majestic area.

As program coordinator Cade researches local projects in regard to their environmental impact. He assists in carrying out existing Mobile Baykeeper programs and designing and implementing new programs to educate citizens on environmental issues. He also addresses citizen concerns on environmental issues.