Rachel Guillory

Coastal Communications Manager

As Communications Manager for the National Audubon Society's coastal strategy, Rachel supports Audubon's marine conservation, coastal resilience and Gulf restoration initiatives. Based in New Orleans, Rachel works from coast to coast to tell stories of how birds and people are affected by the increasing threats of climate change, overfishing, land loss, and oil spills. Prior to Audubon, Rachel served in a number of roles at Ocean Conservancy, working to restore the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil disaster. Rachel is a certified Louisiana Master Naturalist and holds a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University.

For media inquiries, please email rachel.guillory@audubon.org.

Articles by Rachel Guillory

This Art Show Captures the Magic of the World’s First Restored Seabird Colony

July 18, 2023 — An immersive exhibit in Maine transports viewers to Eastern Egg Rock, where Project Puffin began.
Pink and blue skies with wispy clouds are reflected in water surrounded by marsh grass

Audubon and Partners Launch Community-driven Climate Projects in Three States

June 15, 2023 — New funding will support birds and underserved communities in Indiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
A group of puffins, black and white seabirds with large orange beaks and feet, stand on a rock with the ocean behind them.

After a Climate Disaster Last Year, Maine’s Seabirds Get a Reprieve

October 05, 2022 — Audubon researchers say seabirds across the state successfully raised chicks at double the rate of last year.

This World Oceans Day, Explore the Secrets of Seabirds

June 08, 2022 — Our video series dives into the lives of seabirds and the threats they face.
Several large American White Pelicans take flight on an island, while a large group of other waterbirds congregate on the beach in the background.

A Plan to Keep Texas's Rookeries Rooted in Place

March 16, 2022 — Without action, a century of bird conservation could wash away with these small islands on the Texas coast.
An Atlantic Puffin stands on a granite rock, its black-and-white feathers drenched from the ocean, clutching fish of several different sizes in its bright orange bill.

Long-Awaited Fisheries Bills Advance as Rough Year for Seabirds Comes to a Close

November 18, 2021 — Seabirds need better fisheries policies to raise their chicks in the face of climate change.

New Science Reveals the Big Impact Stewardship Has on Coastal Birds

February 01, 2021 — Birds like terns and plovers that are vulnerable to human disturbance need active stewardship to thrive.

Atlantic Fishery Commission Misses the Mark on Menhaden

December 16, 2020 — A new decision by an Atlantic Coast fishing regulator may put coastal birds like Ospreys at risk of not having enough to eat.

We’re Just Now Figuring Out the Toll of Hurricane Laura

September 04, 2020 — As Audubon Louisiana assesses damage to its coastal sites, including Rainey Sanctuary, people in Louisiana need help to recover from the storm.

Black Skimmers Show That Protecting One Beach Is Not Enough

September 04, 2020 — In its first five years, Audubon’s coastal banding programs reveal the importance of conservation across the bird’s range.