Megan Birzell

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Regional Associate



Megan works with conservation, agency and industry partners to identify and pursue strategies for conserving and restoring federal, state and private land within the Southwestern Crown of the Continent.

Prior to joining The Wilderness Society staff, she coordinated grassroots, collaborative conservation efforts in the Clearwater Valley of Montana. She holds a B.S. in Recreation Management from the University of Montana and an M.S. in Forestry from Northern Arizona University, where she studied natural resource policy and forest restoration.

Megan and her husband, Rob, live with their dog Buck in Missoula, Montana. They spend their free time exploring Montana’s backcountry on skis, by boat and on foot. Megan is also an avid swimmer, cyclist and runner.