Michelle Shively

Michelle Shively is the Watershed Coordinator for the Sunday Creek Watershed Group. She coordinates the day to day activities of the watershed group, including water quality monitoring, community outreach and environmental education, reclamation projects, and managing and writing the various grants that fund the programs in the watershed.

Michelle previously served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer with Rural Action, working with the Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership in 2006. She also has experience working at an environmental education center in Flagstaff, Arizona where she led field trips, implemented educational programs, and worked to secure grant funding for the center. Michelle returned to the Athens area and began working with Sunday Creek in 2010 as an ODNR Intern, then a Water Quality Specialist and was hired as the Watershed Coordinator in August 2011.

Michelle has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geography and a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Ohio University. Her final Master’s project was a comprehensive study and report on Pine Run, a sub-basin in the West Branch of Sunday Creek. She lives in Athens and enjoys hiking, gardening, reading and attending sporting events and cheering for the Ohio Bobcats.