Benedict, Audrey DeLella

Audrey DeLella Benedict, a biologist, naturalist, writer, and passionate advocate for the conservation of the Southern Rockies unique landscapes, is the author of Valley of the Dunes and the founder and director of Cloud Ridge Naturalists, one of the oldest and most respected nonprofit environmental education programs in North America. For more than three decades, she has led hundreds of natural history tours from the Arctic to the Antarctic.