Christopher R. Wilson
Christopher R. Wilson is a conservation scientist, wildlife ecologist, and president of Conservation Ecology LLC. Since the late 1990s, Chris has led biological inventories and conservation planning efforts for private and corporate landowners, land conservancies, and philanthropists around the country, and has participated in hundreds of conservation easement land protection projects. Before founding Conservation Ecology LLC, Chris served as the first Conservation Biologist for North American Land Trust, Director of Stewardship and Science for Sweet Water Trust (a wildlands grant-making philanthropy working in northern New England), Director of Conservation Science for the Santa Lucia Conservancy (Carmel, CA), and Director of Conservation Science for wildlands philanthropist Tim Sweeney. Chris holds a B.A.&Sc in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Ecology from Evergreen State College and an M.Sc in Biology from Appalachian State University. He is author of the book Documenting and Protecting Biodiversity on Land Trust Projects: an introduction and practical guide, published by the Land Trust Alliance.