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M.S., M.Ed., Watershed Project Manager
Jason Fillhart is the Watershed Project Manager for the West Virginia Water Research Institute. He is charged with managing various projects under the banner of the National Mine Land Reclamation Center at WVWRI. Previously, he worked as the STEM Program Coordinator for WVU Extension Service, and he spent time in an industry setting with Williams Energy, where he was an Environmental Specialist. Mr. Fillhart has over 20 years of experience in the field of environmental science and management of water quality and extensive non-formal teaching experience. Jason was also a Project Coordinator for WVWRI from 2012 to 2018, where he managed projects and was the Primary Investigator for Acid Mine Drainage projects. Mr. Fillhart holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Science from Thiel College, a Master of Science Degree in Park and Resource Management, and a Master of Education Degree in Environmental Education, both from Slippery Rock University. Jason lives on a 12-acre hobby farm in Washington County, PA, with his wife, son, and chocolate lab.