About Us

Carly Vynne, PhD, is the founder and principal consultant at Osprey Insights. She has more than 15 years of experience in conservation planning, program design, implementation and monitoring, and conducting wildlife status and health assessments. Her efforts have focused on working with non-profits, corporations, private foundations, and Federal agencies to conduct biodiversity assessments and to design and implement conservation programs. She has overseen conservation planning efforts in Asia, Africa, and South America, and most recently established several public-private partnerships to create impactful conservation programs across the western United States and arctic Alaska. Her PhD research focused on how the maned wolf and other wide-ranging mammals used the landscape matrix in and around a protected area in the Brazilian Cerrado.
At Osprey Insights, she brings a background in field ecology and wealth of experience in developing innovative partnerships to design programs that create positive outcomes for fish, wildlife, and their habitats. Current practice areas include:

  • Conservation program design and evaluation
  • Program development and grant-writing
  • Biodiversity assessments
  • Wildlife and ecological assessments: study design, management, fieldwork, and analysis
  • Species recovery planning and program implementation