Audrey Peterman is President and Co-founder of Earthwise Productions, Inc., an environmental consulting and publishing firm focused on connecting the public lands system and the American public. Since 1995, Earthwise has generated multiple stories in media ranging from the African American-focused National Newspaper Publishers Association and the Tom Joyner Morning Show to Audubon magazine and MSNBC’s Weekends with Alex Witt.
Audrey serves on the board of the National Parks Conservation Association, the Association of Partners for Public Lands, and the National Parks Promotion Council. She is co-author with her husband Frank of Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discovers Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care, and the recently-released travel guide, Our True Nature: Finding a Zest for Life in the National Park System!
She is the recipient of the 2013 Apex Distinguished Service Award from Black Meetings and Tourism magazine; the Environmental Hero Award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2000; the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Outstanding Citizen Conservationist Award from the National Parks Conservation Association, 1997; and the George Barley Leadership Award from the forty-member Everglades Coalition, 1999.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Vibrant Environmental Ethic Thrives in Urban Communities
A response to “How is nature critical to a 21st century urban ethic?”
- Legacy on the Land
Learn more about Audrey Peterman’s work, and read her blog at her website.