Meet The Team

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Wes Newbury

Co-Founder /Chief Visionary Officer

"I am an avid spearfisher. The kelp forest is unlike any habitat I have ever explored. I hope to share this place with my daughter, but know that will depend on

the proactive measures we take today."

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Kate Newbury

Co-Founder /Chief Executive Officer

"Coastal resiliency begins with food security. Kelp forests have been nourishing human society for millennia. It would be shameful to watch this system fail on our watch."

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Jeff Maassen

Chief Operations Officer

"This project has the scope and potential to show that new methods of management can mitigate the effects of climate change through collaboration and technology."