Matthew DePaolis

Matthew DePaolis

Summer Associate 2019

Name: Matthew DePaolis

School: University of Oregon

Hometown: Appleton, WI

What brought you to Crag?: The opportunity to help protect our wild spaces and the creatures that call them home.

What are your environmental/legal interests?: Ocean and Coastal Law, Endangered Species Protections, Marine Protections, and Fisheries Management

What will your work focus on while at Crag?: I will be focused on protecting Oregon’s inland waters and our coastal communities.

Favorite place to recreate or be in nature: SCUBA diving in the Caribbean or snowboarding in the Cascades

Favorite books: Lila by Robert M. Pirsig, The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Favorite quote: The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau