New York

MacKenzie Waro is the Land Conservation Stewardship Specialist for the Watershed Agricultural Council of the New York City Watersheds, Inc.
Pat Sadler is a forester with WoodWise Land Company LLC in Rochester New York. WoodWise is a privately held timberland investment group, which focuses on northern hardwoods, with 12,000 acres currently in management.
Diane H Peapus started her career as a protein crystallographer. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, and a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.
Cesano, a native of Italy, received his bachelor’s degree from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and his master’s degree and Ph.D. in “Earth and Water Resources” from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Summer Rayne Oakes has taken an unlikely career path, having parlayed her background in environmental science and entomology with a successful career as a fashion model.