Call of the Wild, Eliza Donoghue JD'12

​​​From Vermont to Maine, VLS alum Eliza Donoghue JD'12 has made it her life's passion to protect New England​ forests and land.​

North Woods Policy Advocate and Outreach Coordinator
Natural Resources Council of Maine


The Work // Protects Maine’s natural areas and wild character. Supports responsible land development and sustainable forest practices that protect sensitive ecosystems. Advocates for increased public ownership of Maine lands.

Recent Accomplishment // Turning a historically skeptical public’s opinion toward the creation of a new national park and national recreation area east of Baxter State Park in north-central Maine.

Outdoor Passion // Cross-country and telemark skiing, trail running, hiking, horseback riding.

In Her Own Words // “My current project is so exciting. I grew up very close to the lands that would be the new national park. I delight in the idea of bringing my future children to what will be a magnificent addition to the National Park system.”


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