AZ, ID, MT, NM, UT
Ellary joined CSF in June of 2019 and serves as the Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator. In her role, Ellary works closely with the state legislative and gubernatorial sportsmen’s caucus members in Arizona, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, and Utah.
Ellary earned her Master of Science degree from Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, with a concentration in Natural Resources. During her master’s program, Ellary preformed research working with hunters, farmers, and forestland owners regarding their perspectives towards wild pig conflict, impact, and management within Alabama. Prior to graduate school, Ellary earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Hawaiʽi at Mānoa, where she performed research working with local non-commercial anglers and their perspectives towards a hypothetical non-commercial fishing license program within the state. Upon completing her bachelor’s degree, Ellary continued to work on projects related to fisheries management in Hawaiʽi before attending graduate school. Ellary has participated in numerous fieldwork opportunities, including habitat restoration, white-tailed deer capture, blue-winged teal banding, and wild pig trapping. As a strong advocate of outreach and education, Ellary has taken part in numerous outreach events, exposing people of all ages to the outdoors, hunting, and natural resource management.
Born and raised in Washington State, Ellary grew up hunting primarily waterfowl and upland game birds. During the summer months, Ellary spent her time fishing and crabbing the coastal waters stretching from northern Washington to Southeast Alaska on her family’s boat.
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Your opinion counts
The House Appropriations Committee is now making decisions regarding funding allocations for FY 2020. Which of the following conservation priorities – largely led by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members – is the most important to you?Vote Here
- North American Wetlands Conservation Act (11.05%)
- Chronic Wasting Disease management and studies (25.58%)
- National Fish Habitat Conservation (10.47%)
- Wildlife Migration Corridors (41.28%)
- National Wildlife Refuges (8.14%)
- Exemption of lead fishing tackle under the Toxic Substances Control Act (3.49%)