Eliza Donoghue, Brunswick, Maine, is the Director of Advocacy & Staff Attorney for Maine Audubon. Born and raised in Maine, she developed her environmental ethos as a child, paddling the state’s rivers and climbing its mountains with her family. Eliza studied creative writing and wilderness studies at the University of Montana and went on to receive her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School, where she focused on land conservation law. For the entirety of her career, Eliza has advocated for robust public and private land conservation, sustainable forestry, and comprehensive wildlife protection policy in Maine. She is proud to have been part of the vast team that worked tirelessly to make Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument a reality. Eliza lives in Brunswick with her husband, young daughter, and dog. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, skiing, hiking, and is a lifelong equestrian.