Samuel St. John


Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians

As Maliseet tribal member, Sam has had a lifelong relationship with the environment on both a personal and professional level. Since 2016, he has worked as a Natural Resources Technician, mainly in the Meduxnekeag River, an international branch of the greater Wolastoq (St. John River) watershed. His projects include:Meduxnekeag River water quality monitoring and channel restoration.Atlantic salmon conservation efforts in both Maine and New Brunswick, Canada in conjunction with First Nation and Canadian government entities.Climate change adaptation methods and action plan writing.Implementing methods of controlling invasive plants and animals.Wabanaki Youth in Science board member and mentor.Contributor to salmonid research in Mongolia through Rutgers University.