About

Erika Zambello is a writer, birder, and photographer, born and raised in Maine. She has a bachelor’s degree in Government and Anthropology from Cornell University, and a master’s degree in Environmental Management from Duke University, specializing in ecosystem science and conservation.

Erika Zambello

Erika Zambello

Her love of the outdoors was inspired by her childhood in Maine, and she returned for her National Geographic Young Explorer grant in 2015-2016.  Erika believes in the power of communicating conservation, and she has written for BirdWatching Daily, 10000birds.com, the Conservation Fund, Triangle Land Conservancy, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the Maine Sportsman, the Florida State Park system, and more.

She is currently writing a birding guide to Northern New England for Wilderness Adventures Press. Her passion for exploration was the inspiration for founding both One World, Two Feet and TerraComm. Follow her daily adventures on Instagram, @a_day_in_the_landscape, and her 30 day challenges here.