Liz Allen


Sacramento, California

Liz Allen


Marine Biology, Coastal Ecology, Environmental Policy and Regulation, Climate Change


College of William & Mary, Northeastern University


Liz is a marine biologist, environmental regulation specialist, and science writer. She has previously studied Antarctic fish, seaweed, and marine coastal ecology.


Liz has worked as a research technician in Antarctica, where she studied the effects of temperature on Antarctic fish. Currently, she works as an environmental permitting specialist and freelance writer. As a permitting specialist at WRA, Inc., Liz specializes in eelgrass regulations, coastal zone conservation, and restoration. As a writer, Liz applies her extensive knowledge of marine systems, environmental issues, and outdoor recreation to create captivating articles.


Liz holds a Master's degree in marine biology from Northeastern University and a Bachelor's degree in biology from the College of William & Mary.

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