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Melissa Groo

Wildlife photographer, writer and conservationist

Melissa Groo is a wildlife photographer, writer and conservationist. She is an associate fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers and a consultant in ethics. Since 2016, she's written a bimonthly column on wildlife photography for Outdoor Photographer magazine. She also serves as a contributing editor to Audubon magazine, and as advisor to the National Audubon Society on photography content and on ethics in bird photography. She's a faculty member of the Summit Series of Photography Workshops. Her work is represented by the National Geographic Image Collection. Along with bird expert Kenn Kaufman, she created National Audubon Society's Guide to Ethical Bird Photography. She's advised numerous organizations, publicadtions, and photo contests on ethical best practices in wildlife photography. See more of her work at

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