Florida Defends Its Shores Ten Years After the BP Oil Disaster Was Finally Contained
July 15, 2020 — As birds in the Gulf are still recovering, the Sunshine State faces a threat of expanded offshore drilling.
Julie Wraithmell has helped grow Audubon’s coastal conservation and policy programs in Florida for 14 years, and has been Executive Director since April 2018. In 2015, she was recognized with the Charles H. Callison Award, National Audubon Society’s highest staff honor, for her leadership of Audubon Florida’s Deepwater Horizon disaster response. Julie has a BS in Biology from Duke University and an MS from Florida State. Prior to Audubon, she worked as a biologist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission where she created the Great Florida Birding Trail.