About Natasha Vizcarra

Natasha Vizcarra, a freelance science writer and editor, stands in front of the Boulder Flatirons in Chautaqua Park, Boulder, Colorado.

Current work

Natasha Vizcarra is a freelance science writer and editor. She has contributed to Ensia, Forests News, Landscape News, Science Findings, and High Country News. She also provides writing and editing services to international nonprofit organizations, universities and corporate clients. Her clients include Hawai’i Sea Grant, the USDA Forest Service, World Resources Institute, the Center for International Forestry Research-World Agroforestry, the Independent Evaluation Unit of the Green Climate Fund, Save the Children, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Past work

She was a writer and editor for Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features for ten years. As a journalist in the Philippines, her work appeared in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the Philippine Graphic Magazine, the Sunday Inquirer Magazine, the Philippines Free Press, the Union of Catholic Asian News and the Associated Press. Natasha is also known in the Philippines as an award winning children’s book author and an award-winning children’s magazine editor.

University years

Natasha earned a B.A. in Communication (major in Journalism) and an M.A. in English Studies (major in Creative Writing) from the University of the Philippines, and a masters’ degree in Education (major in Environmental Education) from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Other interests

She lives in the Boulder-Denver area with her husband and their cats. Natasha tends an organic vegetable and pollinator garden. Her backyard supports many kinds of bees and insects, pugnacious squirrels, rabbits and neighborhood cats. Bluejays, dark-eyed juncos, northern flickers, house finches, house sparrows, European collard doves, European starlings, common grackles, and bushtits also frequent her bird feeders. Her home is next to open space frequented by coyotes, foxes and hawks.

Email Natasha | natasha.vizcarra (at) nasw.org
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