Jenny Keatinge

Federal Lands Policy Analyst
jkeatinge@defenders.org

Areas of Expertise: national wildlife refuges, public lands and wildlife law, environmental policy, federal legislation, conservation planning 

Jenny Keatinge

Jenny leads Defenders’ work to protect, strengthen and expand the National Wildlife Refuge System, the only network of federal lands and waters dedicated to wildlife conservation. She develops and analyzes policies to ensure diverse wildlife populations are secure and thriving on national wildlife refuges across the country. Previously a member of the Government Relations department, Jenny also works to advance Defenders' strategic species and habitat initiatives on public lands before Congress and the administration. 

Jenny earned her J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School with a Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law. She holds a Master of Public Affairs with concentrations in Policy Analysis and Sustainable Development from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She began her conservation career working to protect giant pandas in Chengdu, China.