intoBirds

a hangout for peeps into birds

 

intoBirds Advocates and Educates to Save Birds

intoBirds was founded by two marketing professionals, who, after many years, decided it was time to leave corporate America and return to our roots and love of nature.

Birds and other wildlife endure great perils at the hands of humanity.

We decided to become their voice combining science, learning, and advocacy to advance bird conservation throughout the world.

Into Birds. A hangout for peeps into birds. Online magazine discovering and telling stories about remarkable people inspired by birds.

intoBirds Advocates for Birds

As an online magazine, community, and resource for all things birds, we share stories about remarkable people inspired by birds.

And enjoy using photography for capturing birds in the moment and sharing our stories.

We’re proud to support the following bird organizations and not-for-profit groups:

  • National Audubon Society
  • Connecticut Audubon Society
  • The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • The Peregrine Fund
  • The Audubon Society of Rhode Island
  • Christine’s Critters: Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
  • Raptors Are The Solution (RATS)
  • The Feminist Bird Club of NYC
  • The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

intoBirds’ Mission

Our mission is simple: To advocate and educate to save birds and wildlife from extinction.

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Meet the intoBirds Team

Reneé Hewitt

President
Co-founder
Editor-in-Chief
Nature Advocate

 

Renée became a nature buff and an animal activist when she was 5 year’s old.

Since then her passion for ‘saving the world’ grew.

She proudly supports the following organizations:

  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • ASPCA
  • Audubon Greenwich
  • BirdLife International
  • The Bobolink Project
  • Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary
  • Christine’s Critters
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Get the Lead Out
  • National Audubon Society
  • The Peregrine Fund
  • Project SNOWstorm,
  • The Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
  • Raptors Are The Solution (RATS)

Renee loves art and enjoys collecting graffiti and street art.

When not exploring nature, taking photos of animals and birds or writing about birds, you can catch Renée on the comedy circuit in NY, NJ and CT.

As a stand-up comedian she works birds into her comedy sets.

Renée is a PR and marketing consultant and runs Hewitt PR and Content Marketing.

She lives in Connecticut with her two beautiful Maine Coon cats, Sonja and Arya.

Daniel Samperi

Co-founder
Photographer
Animal Activist

 

 

Dan has loved nature as long as he can remember.

Going to zoos and seeing exotic animals occupied his time until he was old enough to have his own pet “dinosaurs” – two iguanas named Frisco and Malaki.

After a successful career as a professional photographer and videographer, Dan now lives in the Hudson Valley.

Dan is a vegan and animal activist and proudly supports the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in Saugerties, NY.

When not exploring nature or hiking, Dan enjoys woodworking and tinkering with Festool toys or binge watching episodes of Games of Thrones.

Sonja Coon

Official intoBirds Mascot
Brand Ambassador
Influencer

 

 

A lavishly pampered female blue-smoke gray Maine Coon.

Sonja enjoys several hobbies, including riding her skateboard, competitive yawning, dabbling in cat stand-up comedy, attending box pawties with her online friends and celebrating Caturdays.

Her profession is bird watching.