Dr. Patricia Delgado

“Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary: Who We Are and What We Do”

Dr. Patricia Delgado is the superintendent & wetland ecologist at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology from Universidad Nacional de Heredia (Costa Rica) and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University. Patricia has conducted wetland research for over 25 years and has never tired of learning about these magnificent places. As a scientist, she believes in the important role of science in supporting education, resource conservation and management. At the Sanctuary, she is eager to promote environmental education, stewardship, research, citizen science, and science communication to our visitors, while also providing a protected environment for public enjoyment.