Jeanne Ortiz

Senior Program Manager of Landscape Conservation

Jeanne manages the 185-mile Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Landscape, a Global Important Bird Area, in partnership with the Pennsylvania DCNR. She conducts "Return on Environment" studies with partners to document the economic value of natural system services and the economiv impact of natural resources on recreation, health, and real estate values. Jeanne conducts municipal outreach and provides techical assistance along the Kittatinny Ridge and for the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. Her previous experience includes managing a statewide Environmental Advisory Council program for the PA Environmental Council; a nationwide Buy Fresh Buy Local program for the FoodRoutes Network; and neighborhood economic development and adult education programs for the Lighthouse, a settlement house, in north Philadelphia. She also organized Health Councils in Philadelphia public schools for the Food Trust. Jeanne has a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and a BS from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Audubon Maryland-DC and Audubon Pennsylvania have joined forces to become Audubon Mid-Atlantic.