Phillip Hinesley

Nature Tourism Specialist
Phillip Hinesley




Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
P.O. Drawer 457
Gulf Shores, AL 36547



Phillip Hinesley implements outreach programs in support of nature tourism activities and business. He is involved with the Clean Marina Program and promoting scenic byways and waterways. He came to Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant in 2018 after working as the coastal section chief for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division.

Phillip is a certified Alabama planning and zoning official and has a bachelor of science degree from The University of Southern Mississippi.

"I work to educate and inform citizens, tourists and businesses about opportunities in nature and ecosystems in coastal Alabama," Phillip said. "I stress the importance of low-impact activities and good stewardship of our natural resources."