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Maura Flight
Senior Associate

Maura  Flight Ms. Flight is an environmental economist with 15 years of experience providing economic analyses to inform sound environmental and natural resource management from project-level studies to national-level regulations. She is expert in developing innovative yet pragmatic approaches to evaluate and communicate the linkages between environmental character and quality and people’s well-being. Recent projects include: establishing a framework for valuing injuries to animal species in national parks; quantifying economic costs and benefits of species protective regulations under the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act; valuing ecosystem service benefits of the Clean Air Act Amendments; assessing environmental, economic, and social impacts of public forest management; valuing ecosystem service benefits of wetland conservation and restoration projects; and modeling the costs and benefits of agricultural management practices to improve water quality. Recent clients include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, Bureau of Land Management, MA Division of Ecological Restoration, DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, The Nature Conservancy, and Environmental Defense Fund.

Ms. Flight holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and a M.S. in Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


> Ecosystem Services Valuation
> Environmental Economics
> Natural Resource Valuation
> Economic and Regulatory Analysis
> Endangered Species
> Economics
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For the past ten years, Maura has worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service in the development of economic analyses of rules and regulations related to endangered species management.