Gabriella Sotelo

Walker Communications Fellow

Gabriella Sotelo recently graduated from New York University with a degree in Journalism and Environmental Studies. She wants to put the skills that she learned to work by reporting on stories that are important to her, including conservation issues in Latin American countries and ways to protect threatened species like the Spotted Owl. Sotelo previously interned at The Years Project, and currently spends her time as a researcher on the documentary, Grounded: The Roots of Revolution, and as a freelance writer for On the weekends you can find Sotelo developing new baking recipes, reading, or playing games.

Articles by Gabriella Sotelo

Students in North Carolina Tackle Light Pollution with Cube Satellites

May 12, 2022 — How six students from UNC Asheville are creating a tool to help support Lights Out initiatives in North Carolina and beyond.

Audubon Spotlight: Kay Garlick-Ott Wants Everyone to Love Ecology

May 09, 2022 — How one ecologist found inspiration while working with seabirds off the coast of Maine.

When Creeping On Cuckoos Leads to a Potential Career

April 20, 2022 — Sonoran Audubon collaborated with campus chapter Sun Devil Audubon members to count cuckoos and gain valuable field survey experience.

How to Bring Lights Out to a City Near You

March 18, 2022 — Audubon chapters across the U.S. have been instrumental in convincing cities to turn their lights out for migrating birds.

From House Finches to President Loki: The Surprises You Find When You Get Outside

March 01, 2022 — How one afternoon of birdwatching for Gaby Sotelo turned into a weekend—and perhaps a lifetime—full of birds.

What is the Difference Between Native, Non-native, and Invasive Plants?

February 25, 2022 — We break it down for you, and provide some alternatives to plants you might have in your backyard or local box store.

Audubon Spotlight: Claire Del Sorbo Wants to Know Why You Love Birds

February 14, 2022 — In the case of Del Sorbo, Audubon's social media fellow, their interest in birds started with a death.

Audubon's Aurelio Ramos Sees the World Through Birds

January 25, 2022 — Ramos, the senior vice president of Audubon Americas, talks about the future of hemisphere conservation.
pipes lay across a partially constructed island of light-colored sand. the island is near shore, but surrounded by water.

One Good Turn Deserves Another

January 03, 2022 — A dredging operation provides material to restore Crab Bank, an important seabird sanctuary in Charleston Harbor.

Audubon Spotlight: Tania Romero Sees Death and Rebirth in the Shapes of Birds

November 29, 2021 — For the Debs Park program coordinator, birds are an important element of her identity and a connection to her ancestors.