Kim Delfino

California Program Director
Kim oversees the work of Defenders’ California program, which works to ensure a lasting future for all wildlife of the Golden State. The program focuses particularly on protecting water resources, renewable energy issues, and protecting key species like the California condor, gray wolf, desert tortoise, San Joaquin kit fox and more.

Posts By: Kim Delfino

San Joaquin kit foxes, © USFWS

At What Cost? »

Defenders of Wildlife has been working to promote “smart from the start” principles – carefully planned projects that keep wildlife in mind. The Panoche Solar Farm is the antithesis of this approach.

sandhill cranes, © USFWS/Paul Boyte

Wildlife Refuges Under Attack »

Many of California’s wildlife refuges are vital to migrating birds as they travel up or down the coast. What will this year’s drought mean for these travelers as many of the state’s few remaining wetlands dry up?