Dru Devlin has been a Research Associate for Beach Watch for over twenty years. She conducts beach surveys and assists with the recruitment, training and management of Beach Watch volunteers. She is a wildlife observer and team member of the ACCESS Partnership which conducts ocean research of northern and central California. Dru earned both her Masters of Public and Business Administration, and BA in Social Ecology from the University of California at Irvine. She resides in Half Moon Bay and spends time playing on the beach with her dog, Mango, traveling, kayaking and SCUBA diving.