Andy Whitman

Director, Sustainable Economies Program

Andy Whitman is the Director of Manomet's Sustainable Economies Program. 


Whitman has worked on sustainable systems for more than two decades, focusing on tools and partnerships that foster sustainability. He has worked in forestry, agriculture, the food industry and with small businesses to find innovative ways to scientifically measure and achieve sustainability. This work has included partnerships with Ben and Jerry’s, Cabot Creamery, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Company, 7-Islands Corporation, The Innovation Center for Dairy, Irving Woodlands Corporation, ME Businesses for Sustainability, MA Food Association, MA Dairy Promotion Board, Plum Creek Timber Company, and the States of Maine, Michigan, Oregon and Vermont.


He has been a sustainability trainer for managers and has served as a certification auditor. Whitman has served on sustainability panels for state government, industry and businesses and has published in numerous scientific journals.


He holds an M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Maine and a B.A. from Earlham College and lives in Maine with his family.


Recent Publications

Climate Change and Biodiversity in Maine: Vulnerability of Habitats and Priority Species


Climate Change and Biodiversity in Maine: A Summary of Vulnerability of Habitats and Priority Species


Late-Successional and Old-Growth Forests in the Northeastern United States: Structure, Dynamics, and Prospects for Restoration 


Late-successional and old-growth forest carbon temporal dynamics in the Northern Forest (Northeastern USA)


Allen-Whitney Memorial Forest: Climate Change Adaptation Plan


Vital Capital Index and Toolkit for Dairy Agriculture


Recreation Trails in Maine and New Hampshire: A Comparison of Motorized, Non-Motorized, and Non-Mechanized Trails