Tribal Lands Program Manager
Rocky Mountain Regional Center, Boulder, CO
Alexis Bonogofsky is the Tribal Lands Program Manager for the National Wildlife Federation based in Billings, Montana. Alexis has worked in partnership with Tribes and tribal organizations throughout the West for over 10 years on impacts of energy development (on and off reservation), protection of historic and cultural sites, wildlife issues, environmental education and climate change planning and mitigation.
Prior to joining NWF, Alexis worked for Village Earth, a non-profit organization whose goal is to facilitate sustainable community-based development by connecting communities with global resources through training, consulting, and networking with groups worldwide. She worked with Village Earth on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota to promote sustainable development, prairie and bison restoration and economic development research.
Alexis is a fourth generation Montanan, a avid hunter and angler and also manages Blue Creek Farms, a family farm and ranch located on the Yellowstone River. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA and a M.A. in International Development and Environmental Policy from the University of Denver in Denver, CO. She is published in the ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics as well as Ranger Rick.