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Eowyn Bates

Eowyn Bates

Eowyn Bates grew up in Green Bay and the Northwoods of Wisconsin where she learned to love the outdoors from her father, a naturalist and writer. She attended Macalester College and moved to San Diego over 20 years ago.  Eowyn has nearly 25 years of experience working for nonprofits and is currently the Vice President of Philanthropy and Engagement at the San Diego Natural History Museum. She lives in Normal Heights with her husband, a high school science teacher.


  • USFWS logo
  • City of San Diego

  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
  • SANDAg transnet logo
    SANDAg transnet logo
  • Malk Nature Fund
  • Coastkeeper
  • UCNRS logo
  • San Diego Regional Fire Foundation logo
  • Americorps
  • Room & Board
    Room & Board
  • San Diego River Conservancy
  • National Marine Sanctuary Foundation