Alicia King is the Alaska Region Public Affairs Specialist for the USDA Forest Service Alaska Region. Alicia served for five years as the Public Affairs and Partnership Staff Officer for the Chugach National Forest.
During her career, Alicia was the Migratory Bird Program Communication Coordinator and Urban Bird Treaty Partnership Program manager for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Washington DC. She served as the Director of the Bird Conservation Alliance for American Bird Conservancy and prior to that worked as the Education and Cause Related Marketing Manager for a national retail franchise of over 300 nature and birdfeeding stores. Earlier in her career, Alicia was a naturalist at a nature center in Florida where she created and presented educational programs.
Alicia is the author of the book Orvis Beginners Guide to Birdwatching. She hosted the Bird Feature segment on Discover the Wild for Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and co-hosted segments of the national BirdWatch television program for PBS. She created and co-hosted a news segment For the Birds for Indianapolis CBS affiliate WISH TV. Alicia has conducted organizational management and conservation advocacy workshops for nonprofit organizations. She has been a speaker at many bird festivals and nature centers.
Alicia lives in Anchorage, Alaska with her family and is a National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpreter and a Yoga Alliance Recognized yoga instructor and enjoys kayaking, yoga, hiking, birdwatching, and gardening.
Public Affairs Specialist
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