Aimee Delach

Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Adaptation

Aimee Delach, Senior Policy Analyst Climate AdaptationAreas of Expertise: climate change adaptation, renewable energy, farm bill, invasive species, bird conservation.

Aimee develops and analyzes policies to help land managers protect wildlife in the face of climate change. Her areas of focus are the impacts of climate change on wildlife health, as well as Arctic species and aquatic ecosystems. In her twelve years with Defenders, Aimee has also worked to improve incentives for wildlife conservation on agricultural lands, prevent the entry and spread of ecologically damaging invasive species, and expand renewable energy production while minimizing harm to wildlife, through her work as a member of the Wind Turbine Guidelines Federal Advisory Committee. She also coordinates programming for Defenders' biennial Carnivores conferences.

She holds a B.S. in biology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in environmental and forest biology from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

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