Erika Zambello

Erika Zambello

Communications Director

As Communications Director for Audubon Florida, Erika coordinates engagement, communication, and publications for the Sunshine State's conservation, coastal, policy, research, Center, and sanctuary programs. Based in Tallahassee, Erika works across the state to tell stories of resiliency, and how birds and people are affected by climate change, development, hurricanes, and more. Prior to Audubon, Erika worked in communications and project management for regional environmental organizations and local government. Erika holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University, and master's degrees from Duke University and the University of West Florida. 

Articles by Erika Zambello

Audubon Florida Supports New Lake Okeechobee Water Management Plan - With Modifications
Everglades

Audubon Florida Supports New Lake Okeechobee Water Management Plan - With Modifications

— The new schedule for Lake Okeechobee water management is especially important as new Everglades restoration projects come on line.
Lights Out Northeast Florida Records Migration Collisions to Better Plan Dark Sky Initiatives
Chapters & Centers

Lights Out Northeast Florida Records Migration Collisions to Better Plan Dark Sky Initiatives

— Unfortunately, buildings and homes that keep bright lights on at night are a hazard, and millions of birds are lost to collisions each year.
College Students and Recent Grads Use Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to Inspire Action on Critical Environmental Issues
News

College Students and Recent Grads Use Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to Inspire Action on Critical Environmental Issues

— Six students have worked with Audubon Florida to publish articles on native plants, plastics, pollution, and more.
Birding Duo Breaks Florida Big Year Record in 2020
News

Birding Duo Breaks Florida Big Year Record in 2020

— Natasza Fontaine and Robert Gundy criss-crossed the state looking for birds.
A Nest Return Illustrates the Beginning of Baby Bird Season
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

A Nest Return Illustrates the Beginning of Baby Bird Season

— The Center for Birds of Prey takes in more than 200 raptor chicks every season.
Audubon Works with Florida State Parks to Rescue Injured Bald Eagle Chick
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

Audubon Works with Florida State Parks to Rescue Injured Bald Eagle Chick

— The eaglet has been safely placed in a foster nest.
Fiber Artist Draws Inspiration from Raptors at the Center for Birds of Prey in New Quilt Collection
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

Fiber Artist Draws Inspiration from Raptors at the Center for Birds of Prey in New Quilt Collection

— “The sharp gaze of raptors keeps me honest in my life and in my art.”
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Admits 784 Raptors in 2020
Chapters & Centers

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Admits 784 Raptors in 2020

— The patients in the Raptor Clinic come from around the state.
Florida Cabinet Protects More Than 5,000 Acres
Conservation

Florida Cabinet Protects More Than 5,000 Acres

— Conservation easements and fee title purchases were funded through the Florida Forever and Rural & Family Lands Protection Programs.