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Evan Hirsche

Discover Nature Apps

Evan Hirsche is Co-Founder of Discover Nature Apps. He is a 27-year veteran in the wildlife conservation field. Prior to Discover Nature, he served for 12 years as President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association, and before that as National Policy Office Director for National Audubon Society. He began his career at Defenders of Wildlife in Washington, DC, where he acted as a wildlife policy and appropriations lobbyist and program manager. In 5th grade he won the Stonington, CT, Anglers Association junior trophy for landing a 31lb striped bass. He continues to enjoy fishing, but spends more time behind a lens as he explores the great outdoors.

About Discover Nature
Discover Nature Apps answer a critical need to connect a smartphone-immersed public with the outdoors. Taking advantage of a smartphone’s many innovative functions - including GPS, photography, social media and game-play - Discover Nature encourages people to lift their heads and explore their surroundings in a way that’s interactive, educational and, best of all, fun!

Since establishment in 2013, Discover Nature has created comprehensive, interactive app modules for nearly 30 national wildlife refuges and other protected areas. Discover Nature now offers multi-lingual versions in English, Spanish and Mandarin, while meeting diverse client needs through multiple app platforms.

My Plenary Presenters Sessions

Monday, January 29

8:00am CST