Alli FishClimate and Soil Health Scientist
Alli (she/her) works on AFT’s Climate Initiative team to catalyze widespread adoption of regenerative agriculture practices that improve soil health, sequester carbon, decrease GHG emissions, and promote agricultural resiliency to climate change. She is involved in research, outreach, policy advocacy, and collaboration across regional and national teams to scale up climate related efforts. Prior to joining AFT, Alli worked as a Community Education Specialist with University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) on California’s Climate Smart Agriculture Programs. While at UCCE, she collaborated with farmers, nonprofits, and research organizations to expand implementation, education, and outreach of regenerative agriculture practices. She has worked for the USDA, Duke University and Environmental Defense Fund on research projects around land-based carbon sequestration techniques and for Patagonia’s environmental grants program. Alli earned her masters degree from the University of California Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and an undergraduate degree in biology from Colorado College.