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Gertschen Interview: Jon Marvel

Interview by Chris Gertschen Jon Marvel is the founder and executive director of the Western Watersheds Project. Mission The mission of Western Watersheds Project is to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and litigation. Western Watersheds Project is a non-profit conservation group founded in 1993 with 1400 members and […]

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Gertschen Interview: Rick Johnson, Idaho Conservation League

Rick Johnson has served as executive director of the Idaho Conservation League for 16 years.  ICL is Idaho’s leading voice for conservation. Interview by Chris Gertschen CG: Is there one particular event or series of events that led you to a profession in conservation? RJ:  Yes, if you focus on the profession part.  I got […]

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Gertschen Interview: Charles Saylan talks about the failure of environmental education

Interview by Chris Gertschen Charles Saylan is co-founder and executive director of the California-based Ocean Conservation Society.  He co-authored with Daniel Blumstein, a biology professor at the University of California-Los Angeles, “The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)”. (more…)

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Gertschen Interview: Wendy Francis – Working to Make a Difference

Interview by Chris Gertschen Wendy Francis, Program Director, has been involved with Y2Y (Yellowstone to Yukon) since its inception. She chaired the board from 2003-2005 and was interim Executive Director in 2002-2003. Educated in law and biology, Wendy previously held positions as Director of Conservation and Science at Ontario Nature, Interim Executive Director at the […]

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