1. Leading A Legacy: Diversity in Environmental Leadership

    From our Spring/Summer 2015 California Trees newsletter: By Genoa Barrow Leaves come in a myriad of shapes and shades, but those tasked with protecting and preserving them don’t reflect the same diversity, according to a recent study. “The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations, Government Agencies” conducted by Dorceta E. Taylor, Ph. D. of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources & Environment (SNRE) was released in July 2014. It found that while some strides have been made in the past 50 years, most leadership roles in these organizations are still held by white males. Dr....