Director, Public Lands Campaign, Environment America

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
Save North Carolina’s Oldest Trees


Save North Carolina’s Oldest Trees

North Carolina’s forests are an important part of our natural heritage. The Forest Service plans to allow timber companies to log in the Nantahala National Forest putting vital old-tree ecosystems at risk.

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