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Sara Brodnax

Policy Director, Public Lands

Sara Brodnax is the Director of Public Lands Policy at the National Audubon Society. Her work is focused on public lands management including the conservation of greater sage-grouse and important habitat for birds.

Sara worked previously as an independent consultant offering perspective and expertise on conservation and policy issues including ecosystem services and market-based solutions. Prior to consulting, she was the Senior Manager for State Policy and Partnerships, Ecosystems at the Environmental Defense Fund. At EDF, Sara worked with experts and on-the-ground partners to develop and implement mechanisms and policies to advance conservation and stewardship of working lands.

Sara graduated from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and received a Master's of Environmental Management from the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment.

Articles by Sara Brodnax

Westerners Agree: Save the Greater Sage-Grouse
June 20, 2024 — Public comment period closes on proposed grouse country conservation plans
Choosing a Plan to Save the Greater Sage-Grouse
April 09, 2024 — Tell the Bureau of Land Management to preserve Greater Sage-Grouse habitat
Two small owls stand next to each other on the ground, one preening the other, against an orange sky.
Audubon Supports New Public Lands Rule
July 12, 2023 — The draft rule from the Bureau of Land Management will balance development with conservation.
Bureau of Land Management Brings Back Policies that Help Birds and Businesses
November 05, 2021 — A recently restored federal policy will help ensure birds and other wildlife don’t lose even more habitat.