Scott Andrews

Senior Program Manager - Puget Sound

Scott.Andrews@audubon.org

360-854-8526

Scott Andrews has a Masters in Watershed Management / Forestry and a law degree. He worked for 19 years for the Swinomish Tribe as Environmental Compliance Manager including air quality, hazardous waste and oil spill response, shoreline management climate change, environmental regulation and permitting. Scott has also worked for environmental organizations, including as Director of the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club, state agencies and the Nebraska Legislature. Scott lives, works and plays on the ceded lands of the Coast Salish Peoples. He enjoys hiking in the Cascades and birding in the Skagit Valley, especially in the months when it is home to incredible flocks of wintering waterfowl and shorebirds. To feed his creative urge he does occasional Shakespearean acting and writes theatrical plays. Scott is excited to work for Audubon and have the opportunity and responsibility to help defend the birds and habitats of this magnificent place where we live.

Articles by Scott Andrews

Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring
Press Center

Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring

— New study shows that 74% of the armoring installed in San Juan County over a 10-year period had no permits from either the state or the county, and only 9% of the new armor in the county was legally permitted prior to installation
Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring
Press Center

Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring

— Shoreline armoring harms natural beaches that provide spawning habitat for forage fish, a key to Puget Sound's ecosystem