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