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Environmental Conservation

Environmental Conservation

Our Environmental Conservation Program balances long-term conservation with sustainable use. We protect critical ecosystems. We establish models for collaboration that can be replicated and expanded around the globe. And we seek to create lasting change in how land, freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems are managed.

Healthy ecosystems sustain us. They offer food and clean water, supply medicines and raw materials and provide for the livelihoods of those who make their living from the land or sea. If managed well, they can continue to support people and communities for generations to come.

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Team

Guillermo Castilleja, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer

Jessica Nusbaum, Communications Officer

Sunila Rao, Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Rea, Program Associate

Dan Winterson, Program Officer

Heather Wright, Program Officer

Andes-Amazon Initiative

Avecita Chicchón, Ph.D., Program Director

Paulina Arroyo, Program Officer

Marina Campos, Ph.D., Program Officer

Leonardo Colombo Fleck, Program Officer

Chris Martin, Program Associate

Mark Reeve, Program Fellow

Marine Conservation Initiative

Guillermo Castilleja, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer

Meaghan Calcari Campbell, Program Officer, British Columbia

Meredith Lopuch, Program Officer

Natalie Ragan, Program Associate

Rachel Strader, Program Officer, New England

Mary Turnipseed, Ph.D., Program Officer

Wild Salmon Ecosystems Initiative

Aileen Lee, Program Director

Erin Dovichin, Program Officer

Maureen Geesey, Program Fellow

Jennifer Straw, Program Associate

Ivan Thompson, Program Officer

Special Projects

Jennifer Rea, Program Associate

Heather Wright, Program Officer