Jeff Collins

Jeff Collins

Jeff Collins is Director of Mass Audubon's Conservation Science department which includes our statewide bird conservation program, habitat management planning for our wildlife sanctuaries, the Salt Marsh Science program, and Ecological Extension Service. He holds a master’s degree in botany from the University of Vermont Field Naturalist Program.

Jeff is an enthusiastic birder and applies a landscape ecology perspective during our journeys, exploring the relationships of bedrock, soil, water, plants, animals, and human land use all while sharing his enthusiasm for the natural beauty of each destination.

He has traveled extensively, birding and botanizing throughout North America; exploring Southern Africa while a Peace Corps volunteer in Zimbabwe; visiting birding hot spots in Bolivia, Peru, Costa Rica, and Nepal; and leading tours to Namibia, Belize, Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama, and Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.