Stacy Tornio

Stacy Tornio

location-pin Milwaukee, Wisconsin

School: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2003

Expertise: Birding, gardening, outdoor lifestyle

Stacy Tornio

Author of more than a dozen books on gardening and the outdoors, including Plants You Can’t Kill, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book and The National Parks Scavenger Hunt. More than 15 years of experience as a journalist, marketer, content director and writer for Birds & Blooms, Today’s Parent, Sustainable America, Fodor’s Travel, Treehugger and more.


Stacy Tornio is journalist, marketer and content director with more than 15 years of experience. She is a former editor at Birds & Blooms, a freelance writer and author of more than a dozen books on gardening and the outdoors, including Plants You Can’t Kill, The National Parks Scavenger Hunt and The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book. Her byline has also appeared in Fodor’s Travel, Today’s Parent, Sustainable America, Treehugger and more. In addition to writing, she has extensive experience in SEO content creation, education marketing, video producing, social media and influencer campaigns.


Bachelor of arts degree in Mass Communications and Journalism, from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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