David J. Ringer

Chief Network Officer

David Jeffrey Ringer is a birder, a naturalist, and a writer. He is a co-founder of Green Jay Strategies and before that, he worked at Audubon for nearly twelve years. He was Audubon's front-line PR manager on the Gulf Coast during the 2010 BP oil disaster and led communications for the RESTORE Act campaign. He then served as Audubon's national communications director, and then chief network and communications officer, leading Audubon's communications, chapter relations, and Bird-Friendly Communities work, and founding Audubon on Campus.

Articles by David J. Ringer

Ten Years Later: Reflections on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

April 13, 2020 — Audubon magazine asked four writers to contemplate what has and hasn't changed in the aftermath of the Gulf catastrophe.

Scenes From the Texas Coast, Where Nesting Birds Abound

April 20, 2018 — Eight years after the BP oil spill, the bird-rich islands and shores of Texas's Galveston Bay are a testament to nature's ability to recover—with our help.

How One Audubon Chapter Found Its Fountain Of Youth

March 30, 2016 — The song of a Carolina Wren makes this homecoming in the Ozarks all the sweeter.

Mr. Ringer Goes To Washington

March 25, 2016 — With D.C. Audubon, there's birding, conservation, and of course, Bald Eagles galore.

Christmas Bird Counting on Grand Isle, Louisiana

December 23, 2011

One day on the beach: Audubon Coastal Bird Survey comes to Louisiana

August 18, 2011

Audubon Oil Spill Response Team Update: Oil is going but isn't gone

August 24, 2010

Audubon Oil Spill Response Team Update: Volunteers give Least Terns a chance

July 26, 2010

Audubon Oil Spill Response Team Update #8: A Sanderling dies

June 02, 2010

Audubon Oil Spill Reponse Team Update #7: What oiled birds look like

May 25, 2010