Dominick DellaSala

Dominick DellaSala is President and Chief Scientist at the Geos Institute. He is an internationally renowned author of over 150 technical papers, co-author of four books on biodiversity and sustainable forest management, subject editor for the Natural Areas Journal, guest editor for Conservation Biology, and is on the board of directors for the Society for Conservation Biology, North American section.
Dominick DellaSala

    Dominick DellaSala is President and Chief Scientist at the Geos Institute. He is an internationally renowned author of over 150 technical papers, co-author of four books on biodiversity and sustainable forest management, subject editor for the Natural Areas Journal, guest editor for Conservation Biology, and is on the board of directors for the Society for Conservation Biology, North American section. Dr. DellaSala received WWF's President's Award in 2000 and 2004 for his outstanding achievements in the U.S., including his leadership in securing protections for over 300,000 acres of brown bear habitat and coastal rainforests within the Kodiak archipelago, Alaska, scientific support for the designation of the nearly 53,000 acre Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southwest Oregon, and scientific support for federal roadless area policies and the Northwest Forest Plan. Dr. DellaSala is motivated by his love of nature, a passion for bringing science to policy makers, and a concern for passing on a living planet to his daughter and her grandchildren.