Matt Robinson grew up in rural Harford County, Maryland and has worked in five out of the seven jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. For the past 13 years he has worked as an Environmental Protection Specialist with the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) Watershed Protection Division where he focused on a variety of projects to restore water quality and aquatic habitat in the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers. Prior to that Matt worked for the Chesapeake Research Consortium, VA Institute of Marine Science, and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Matt has a B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an M.S. in Environmental Science & Policy from Johns Hopkins University.