David Mizejewski

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David Mizejewski
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Born Middletown, New Jersey, United States
Show Backyard Habitat
Network Animal Planet
Show Today
Network NBC
Country United States

David Mizejewski is a naturalist, television personality and a spokesperson for the National Wildlife Federation.[1] He frequently appears as a wild life expert on talk shows such as Good Morning America, Conan, and Today and The Wendy Williams Show.


Television and Film[edit]

Mizejewski is the host of the NatGeo WILD series Pet Talk, where he helps people connect people to wildlife by helping them understand their pets and their wild ancestors. He also hosted and produced Animal Planet's Backyard Habitat,[2][3] is a regular guest on NBC's Today Show,[4] Conan,[5] and ABC’s Good Morning America. In addition to his television appearances, Mizejewski has worked as a wildlife consultant on motion picture productions such as Where the Wild Things Are and Legend of the Guardians.


Mizejewski is the author of Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife,[6] which won the 2005 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award for Gardening/Architecture.[7] He is a contributor to Gardening How-To magazine and a contributing editor at Birds and Blooms magazine. Mizejewski has written several articles for The Huffington Post.[8] Mizejewski also contributed an essay to the 2006 book Paws and Reflect: A Special Bond Between Man and Dog [9]


Mizejewski is the co-host of The ElfQuest Show podcast.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Mizejewski graduated from Emory University in 1997[11] with a degree in Human and Natural Ecology.[12] "He is a graduate and board member of Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL), an exclusive, two-year leadership training, networking, and mentoring program. He was one of twenty young conservationists to be nominated and selected for the inaugural class of this competitive program in 2005. He joined the board in 2008. David has also sat on advisory groups for the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign, Biodiversity Council, Alliance for Workplace Excellence, OurEarth.org, and Mother Earth News magazine."[13]

He currently lives in Washington, D.C., with his husband Justin.[14] Their wedding was held in rustic barn in Poolesville, MD on 7 November 2015.


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