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National Geographic publishes article by Melissa on ethics in wildlife photography

August 31, 2019


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Listen to Melissa's interview with Robin Young on NPR's Here and Now on August 26

Melissa's latest column for Outdoor Photographer magazine gives tips on visiting captive wildlife facilities.

April 18, 2019


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Feeding Wildlife: Food for Thought, Outdoor Photographer column by Melissa

April 12, 2019


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Melissa becomes an Ambassador for Project Coyote!!

April 1, 2019

Project Coyote, a national non-profit organization based in Northern California, is a North American coalition of scientists, educators, ranchers and citizen leaders promoting compassionate conservation and coexistence between people and wildlife through education, science and advocacy. We work to change laws and policies to protect native carnivores from abuse and mismanagement, advocating coexistence instead of killing.

Melissa becomes an Ambassador for Project Coyote!!

April 1, 2019


Melissa's Least Tern photos published in the Daily Mail

01-09-2019

Melissa's photos of a Least Tern family have been published in The Daily Mail. Prints of this image are available by contacting Susan at spclarkin@icloud.com
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Audubon features Melissa's tips on how to set up a perch for backyard bird photography

Melissa to speak at CES 2019!

January 2, 2018

On Friday, Jan 11th, Melissa will be giving a talk for Nikon at CES in Las Vegas. If you aren't attending the conference, all 4 days of Nikon talks will be streamed live and then available online. https://livestream.com/nikon

From Wild to Captive: A Call for Ethics in Modern Nature Photography

December 23, 2018

ILCP publishes article by Melissa on the need for new ethical approaches in nature photography.
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PODCAST: Melissa Groo: Wildlife Biographer

December 13, 2018

The latest installment of "This Birding Life," a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher's Digest, features an interview with Melissa.
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Special Wildlife Issue of Outdoor Photographer mag

November 30, 2018

Outdoor Photographer magazine has just published a special collectible edition focused on wildlife photography. Melissa wrote the intro, and her photos are featured alongside the work of many of her friends and colleagues. Pick up your copy at Barnes & Noble, Wegmans, or other stores that carry Outdoor Photographer. This special issue will be displayed til February 2019.

Melissa to Speak at CES 2019!

January 11, 2019


Melissa to Speak at PhotoPlus Expo 2018

October 20, 2018

Melissa will be speaking Oct 26 and 27 at the PhotoPlus Expo, the biggest photography tradeshow in the U.S. Location: the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. For more info, see: https://www.nikonevents.com/us/live/

Melissa's Photos of Snowy Owls Featured in Smithsonian Magazine's October Issue

October 1, 2018

Photoessay entitled "Why Is the Snowy Owl Disappearing" features Melissa's photos of Snowy Owls at the nest in Barrow, Alaska, and the work of owl researcher Denver Holt and the Owl Research Institute.

Follow along as Melissa takes over Smithsonian Magazine's Instagram account Sept 28-Oct 4 @smithsonianmagazine

September 28, 2018

Melissa will be posting three photos a day on the Smithsonian's Instagram account @smithsonianmagazine. Come follow along!
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Melissa takes over Smithsonian Magazine's Instagram account Sept 28-Oct 4 @smithsonianmagazine

September 28, 2018

Melissa will be posting three photos a day on the Smithsonian's Instagram account @smithsonianmagazine. Come follow along!
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These are the best bird photographs of 2018

Popular Photography interviews Melissa about National Audubon Society's 2018 photography contest.
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Audubon shares Melissa's story of killdeer nest in snow

April 7, 2018


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Audubon Magazine Publishes Melissa's Photographs of Bahama's Flamingos

March 23, 2018


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Greenwich Time article on Melissa's show at Luchsinger Gallery

March 23, 2018


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Melissa's Show "The Peace of Wild Things" opens at Luchsinger Gallery, Greenwich, CT.

February 26, 2018

The Luchsinger Gallery is housed within the Wallace Performing Arts Center of Greenwich Academy, and has 1100 square feet devoted to the work of its featured artist. The show is entitled "The Peace of Wild Things," and features Melissa's wildlife photography and accompanying quotes and poems that she has chosen to complement her work. All prints are for sale. The show runs from March 1 to April 28, 2018. Open to the public from 8-4, Monday through Friday. The address is 200 North Maple Ave., Greenwich, CT.

Melissa's Giraffe Photo Selected as one of Smithsonian Magazine's "Most Powerful Photos of the Year"

December 2017


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Melissa to lecture at the Environmental Learning Center; Vero Beach, Florida

December 2017

Melissa will give two talks on February 18, 2018, as part of the Adventures in Learning Lecture Series: Hear Global Experts Speak on Cutting Edge Issues Impacting People's Relationship with the Environment.
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Melissa Groo Gallery Opens at Audubon Greenwich!

November 25, 2017

The Melissa Groo Gallery has been installed in the Kiernan Hall at Audubon Greenwich in Connecticut. The opening will take place on December 2, from 5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Join us! Prints on metal, and paper prints framed and matted, are all available for sale. Forty percent of each sale goes directly to Audubon to benefit their conservation work. The gallery will be in place at least through 2018.
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"Ethics from Empathy" - Melissa's latest article for Outdoor Photographer is now online.

November 26, 2017


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Melissa's Red Fox Kit on Cover of Outdoor Photographer's August issue

August 1, 2017


Melissa's Scarlet Tanagers photo inspires a poem and an Audubon article

Smithsonian Cover!

March 2017


Feeding Wildlife: Food for Thought, Outdoor Photographer column by Melissa

April 12, 2019


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Truth In Captioning – An Interview with Melissa Groo and Don Carter

December 2017

Melissa and the president of NANPA talk about the new Truth in Captioning document released by the NANPA Ethics committee.
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Greenwich Native Groo’s Photos Show Nature at its Best

Melissa takes over Smithsonian Magazine's Instagram account this week @smithsonianmagazine

February 2017

Takeover dates: Feb 26-March 3.
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