Debra Agnew joined KBO in 2020. As Science Communication Specialist, she is responsible for facilitating communications about Klamath Bird Observatory’s science and conservation work via websites, news feeds, social media, printed materials, community education and community science programs, and more. She also fills leadership roles in Partners in Flight’s communications group and on eBird Northwest’s steering committee.
Debra earned a B.A. at California State University, Monterey Bay and an M.S. in Environmental Education at Southern Oregon University. Her graduate education emphasized promoting scientific literacy, creating education programs and materials for diverse audiences, and teaching about conservation on public lands. She has more than five years of experience facilitating connections between people and natural resources and places, and presenting scientific information through various mediums in a way that is accessible, interesting, and memorable.