Speaker Details

Melanie Hill

Director of Communications & Outreach
WILD Foundation

Melanie Hill is the director of communications & outreach for the WILD Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Boulder, Colorado that builds strong communities that respect and protect nature for the benefit of all life on Earth. At WILD, Melanie manages the Wild Boulder program, a collaboration with the City of Boulder and Boulder County that utilizes citizen science to document local wildlife via iNaturalist to help land managers improve open space throughout Boulder County while deepening community respect for nature. She received her BS from Kent State University in photo-illustration, and her MA from the University of Colorado Boulder in media & public engagement with a focus on black bear coexistence in Boulder’s urban areas.