Started on staff: 2001
B.A., Oberlin College
Ellen runs campaigns to protect America’s beautiful places, from local beachfronts to remote mountain peaks. Prior to her current role, Ellen worked as the organizing director for Environment America’s Climate Defenders campaign. Ellen lives in Denver, where she likes to hike in Colorado’s mountains.
This country has an incredible legacy of protecting land, and we need to keep building on that
Posts by Ellen Montgomery
STATEMENT: President Biden protects Grand Canyon from uranium mining
Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument will protect critical watershed, wildlife habitat and cultural sites
Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni – Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument
The new Grand Canyon National Monument will protect water, wildlife and cultural sites from uranium mining.
Uranium mining: What can go wrong?
In the areas around the Grand Canyon, there are 600 claims for uranium mining. What might this mean for the Grand Canyon?
These beloved national parks are at risk
President Biden just protected the Grand Canyon. There are three more national parks that need protection, and you can help.