In the January/February issue of Outdoor Photographer magazine, Melissa's column entitled "Shortcuts That Shortchange Wildlife Photography," describes how to put the welfare of your wildlife photo subjects first by avoiding practices that endanger and exploit them.
Takeover dates: Feb 26-March 3. February 2017
Melissa will receive the Katie O'Brien Lifetime Achievement Award at Audubon Connecticut. January 2017
Award-winning wildlife photographer, writer, and conservationist Melissa Groo on January 19 will kick off Williston’s 2017 Photographers’ Lecture Series, which brings notable photographers to the Williston, MA campus for a public lecture and in-depth classroom instruction for Williston students. January, 2017
The cover of the December issue of New York State Conservationist Magazine features Melissa's photo of a Short-Eared Owl. December 2016
This award annually recognizes a person who has “demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.” December 2013
Melissa on list of Instagram bird photography accounts recommended by the National Audubon Society. November 26, 2016
In her latest column, Melissa recommends taking the time to study and learn about your subjects for more meaningful wildlife images. November 2016