Delaina has worked with the program since 2007 conducting coastal bird research that serves in the protection of habitat for migratory and resident birds. She is responsible for coordination of bird surveys, management of data on several projects, and promotion of bird conservation and outreach.  In 2015, Delaina received the Louisiana Ornithological Society’s President’s Award for her contributions to Louisiana shorebird research and habitat restoration. In addition to being the BTNEP Migratory Birds Coordinator, Delaina is an artist whose artwork is designed to call attention to coastal land loss and bird preservation issues.

Masters in Fine Arts