Maryland Conservation Advocate, Audobon Naturalist Society

Denisse Guitarra is the Maryland Conservation Advocate at Audubon Naturalist Society (Chevy Chase, MD). As an ornithologist, she has studied the impacts of climate change on birds and has been conducting bilingual bird walks in Maryland. She is now focusing on creating a bridge that connecting Latinx communities in Montgomery County, MD to science and advocacy. She holds a bachelor’s in biology from Hood College and a master’s in biodiversity, wildlife and ecosystem health from the University of Edinburgh.