Louisa Willcox has been a wildlife and wilderness advocate in the Northern Rockies for 35 years.
She specializes in policy, and integration of science, law, grassroots organizing, public protest, education as well as collaborative strategies to advance conservation. She has a special love for grizzly bears, wolves and bison. She has served as Senior Wildlife Advocate for the Natural Resources Defense Council (10 years), Project Coordinator for the Sierra Club’s Grizzly Bear Ecosystems Project (9 years), and Program Director for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition (10 years).
She has also taught mountaineering at the National Outdoor Leadership School, and served as Program Director for the Teton Science School. She has a MFS from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES), and BA in English from Williams College. In 2014, she received the Yale FES Distinguished Alumni award.