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Judy Dunscomb

Senior Conservation Scientist, Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

A candid photo of Judy Dunscomb in yellow fire gear.

Judy Dunscomb at Piney Grove Controlled Burn Judy Dunscomb, Senior Conservation Scientist © Kyle LaFerriere

Areas of Expertise

Conservation planning, conservation partnerships, fire ecology, policy

Media Contact

Chelsea Bowers


Judy’s work focuses on the intersection of policy and science. In her more than 28 years with TNC, Judy has worked extensively in the areas of strategic conservation and business planning, fire ecology and operations, freshwater flow protection, habitat stewardship and restoration, GIS and impacts from conventional and renewable energy development.

Judy has a Master of Environmental Management degree in natural resource ecology from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in international relations from Goucher College.

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