A Hopeful Alliance for Mountain Lions
September 17, 2015
Amy Gotliffe has a mission to connect all human beings to nature, envisioning a planet where all species live in peaceful co-existence.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, several teaching credentials and a Master’s Degree in Ecological Education. She also holds certifications in humane education, nature-based leadership, conservation psychology, human-wildlife conflict resolution, nature interpretation and influencing conservation behavior change.
She has worked at various Bay Area educational and environmental institutions, creating campaigns, planting pollinator gardens, teaching all ages, producing earth day events and generally influencing positive change in wildlife conservation and green living. As Conservation Director at Oakland Zoo, she coordinates international, national and local conservation efforts, creates positive partnerships and alliances, produces a Conservation Speaker Series, leads international conservation expeditions, produces awareness events, coordinates the Zoo’s on-site sustainability efforts and leads an enthusiastic, inter-departmental effort to conserve biodiversity around the globe and in our own backyards.