Dominic Arenas

Dominic was a previous Walker Communications Fellow, Fund II Appretince, and Communications Associate. His coverage highlighted initiatives and news throughout the Audubon network, important equity, diversity, and inclusion work, the Audubon on Campus program, and the 'people' stories at Audubon.

As a first generation Filipino American from San Francisco, California, Dominic learned about the importance of conservation and environmental justice at an early age. Dominic's passion for supporting underrepresented voices inspired him to spearhead celebrations for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Audubon. When he is not writing and storytelling for the birds, Dominic enjoys specialty coffee, running, and watching the Golden State Warriors. 

Articles by Dominic Arenas

Paving the Way for the Bird Advocates of Tomorrow

September 29, 2023 — Five years since its inception, the Audubon Campus program continues to expand and introduce potential career opportunities to student leaders across the country.
A group of people stands in front of a garden

College Campuses Across the Country Are Getting a Little More Bird-Friendly

May 15, 2023 — Audubon on Campus chapters are working towards a better future for birds through their Bird-Friendly Communities work.

Audubon Spotlight: Connie Sanchez Is at the Nexus of Everything

June 16, 2021 — The Bird-Friendly Buildings program manager and Audubon Mid-Atlantic’s communications coordinator reflects on her conservation journey.
Lotem Taylor during a hike through Glacier National Park in 2017. Moriah Taylor

Audubon Spotlight: Lotem Taylor is Everywhere in Audubon

April 27, 2021 — For a GIS and data analyst for Audubon’s Migratory Bird Initiative and Science team, placing yourself in context with your surroundings is what makes mapping so powerful.

Audubon Spotlight: Vero Couttee Uses Maps to Break the Cycle of Injustice

April 01, 2021 — As Couttee approaches the end of her year-long Dangermond GIS fellowship, she plans to continue empowering local communities everywhere.

Audubon Spotlight: Servando Moreno Is Changing the Conservation Landscape

March 11, 2021 — The stewardship program associate reflects on his relationship with nature and embracing his new mentorship role.

Celebrating Black Conservation Heroes at the Sharon Audubon Center

February 26, 2021 — In honor of Black History Month, Sharon Audubon Center partnered with a local high school to inform visitors about conservation heroes of color.

Local Leaders Lead the Way at Virtual Advocacy Day

February 26, 2021 — Chapter members and volunteers in North Carolina led the Audubon flock at their second-ever virtual advocacy day.

Learn, Educate, Lead, Repeat: The Story of Alonso Ponce’s Life

January 27, 2021 — As an education intern at the National Audubon Society, Ponce is ready to take the next steps in his environmental career.

New Haven’s First Native Plant Nursery Sprouts with Audubon in Action Grant

November 18, 2020 — Even amidst the pandemic, Menunkatuck Audubon Society and its partners found a way to establish New Haven’s first native plant nursery.