Christine joined Winyah Rivers as the Waccamaw Riverkeeper in August 2006. In January 2014 she took on the role of River Advocate focusing on education and advocacy in the North Carolina portion of our greater Winyah Bay Watershed. In 2015, Christine’s role was expanded to serve as Deputy Director then in 2018 to Executive Director. In 2020, Christine returns to her role as Deputy Director, assisting in the future success of Winyah Rivers under the leadership of our new Executive Director. Christine has an MS in Environmental Management and a BS in Zoology (Biology).
Cara Schildtknecht, Waccamaw Riverkeeper
Cara joined Winyah Rivers as the Waccamaw Riverkeeper in May 2017. She leads the organization’s education and advocacy efforts in the Waccamaw watershed in both North and South Carolina. Cara is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University’s Master’s of Science in Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies program and earned her BS – Environmental Studies & BA – English at Shepherd University (SU) in Shepherdstown, WV.