Amber Carr is the Director of Mass Audubon's Ecological Extension Service, a fee-for-service program where we share management expertise with our conservation partners. She holds a bachelor’s degree in ecology and environmental science from the University of Maine, Orono.
Working for federal, state, and nonprofit agencies throughout New England, Amber has specialized in land management for targeted wildlife species. As an ecologist, she has observed and managed a wide variety of coastal and inland species including birds, herps, and mammals. She also has a strong background in management of plant ecosystems with an emphasis on invasive species.
Amber has conducted bird monitoring surveys for over 10 years in the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Trustees Crane Beach property, as well as the Mount Auburn Cemetery. Amber has traveled extensively in Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and Peru and enjoys birding with Mass Audubon travelers.