Bruce Beehler is a Senior Research Scientist, Center for Applied Biodiversity Science,Conservation International, with expertise in tropical ecology, conservation biology and ornithology of the Southwest Pacific and South Asia. He graduated from Williams College and received his Masters and PhD at Princeton University.
Melissa is a science lab teacher for grades 4 and 5 and science curriculum coordinator for Litchfield Intermediate Schools. Melissa has a BA in Science, a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and an Advance Graduate Study in Education Administration.
Dillon Ripley Lanius
Dillon Ripley Lanius is the Managing Member for Northern Shrike, LLC a sustainable investment and advisory company. His professional experience covers the due diligence, execution, origination and structuring of innovative development, financing, investment, growth and hedging strategies for project developers, operating companies and investors in environmental capital markets around the world. Dillon is the co-chair for the Nexus Global Youth Summit Climate Lab, commissioner for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEESP) and on the leadership council for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in San Francisco.
Peter co-founded Litman, Asman & White in Bantam, Connecticut, a law firm that handles a wide range of issues, disputes and litigation in commercial and residential real estate, small business, estate planning and probate work. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Law.