Lead Researcher & Cartographer
Kerry Hardy is a researcher, eco-historian, and author who studies the human ecology of pre-Contact Native Americans, primarily through geographic and linguistic analysis. He is the Lead Researcher and Cartographer at the Public History Project, the Stewardship Coordinator at the Vinalhaven Land Trust, and author of “Notes on a Lost Flute: A Field Guide to the Wabanaki” that delves into the Native American foodways, languages, place names and ecologies of Maine in 2009. He has presented talks at Maine Audubon, the Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of North America, Algonquian Conference, and was a keynote speaker at the Common Ground Fair, Maine. He was the former executive director and education coordinator at Merryspring Nature Park, a nonprofit organization in Camden, Maine. He holds a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies.