Annie Markwith

Port Isobel Island Education Program Educator

Annie MarkwithTenure at CBF: October 2012-Present 

Education: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Bachelor degree in Marine Science

Prior Experience:

  • Capt Eleuthera Foundation (Bahamas) internship, research assistant for the open ocean aquaculture program and helped grow and stock an offshore cage with commercially important finfish (cobia).
  • Marine science educator for the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (CBNERR), where she taught elementary and middle school students in week long summer camps and assisted in Discovery Labs designed to educate, inform and involve the public with Bay-themed, family-friendly experiences and lifelong learning opportunities.

Annie Markwith was born and raised in the Tidewater region of Virginia. Her grandfather was a working waterman, and spent many summers fishing and crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. During her summer breaks from high school and college, she also worked at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, VA. There she assisted with a wide variety of research projects including water quality, submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) surveys, and finfish aquaculture. She also found work as an educator a the Watermen’s Museum in Yorktown, VA. These various summer jobs helped Annie to ultimately find her true passion: educating children and sharing her love for the Chesapeake Bay.

Favorite Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”  -Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel

 

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