District 6

Jacelyn Downey

410 McKean RoadMoorcroft, WY 82721jdowney@audubon.org

District 6

Campbell, Crook, and Weston CountiesTerm Expires - 2021

Jacelyn Downey is an Education and Outreach Programs Manager for Audubon Rockies, a regional office for the National Audubon Society. Jacelyn grew up in the central valley of California and received her B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara. She began her career in marine science as an educator and aquarist at places such as The Catalina Island Marine Institute and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Once in Wyoming, Jacelyn focused on the sagebrush sea and has been working towards getting youth and families outdoors.


Jacelyn in a member of the team that publishes “Barnyards & Backyards” a quarterly guide to rural living in Wyoming and is chair of Wyoming Project Learning Tree, a resource for educators in Wyoming. In 2015, Jacelyn won the Tomar Chotzen Educator of The Year award from the National Audubon Society.


Jacelyn lives in rural Crook County where she and her family manage a 4th generation cow/calf operation. Jacelyn and her husband Dusty have the privilege of raising their daughters, Melibe and Avenlee, on the ranch alongside grandparents, an aunt and uncle, and cousins. She enjoys any activity that brings her near water, wildflowers, or wildlife Jacelyn is proud to serve alongside her fellow WWNRT board members and partners whose passion for our Wyoming heritage is an inspiration.