Emily Bateson has been the Associate Director of Sweet Water Trust's Wildlands Program in Boston since 1997. David Brynn works as the Addison County Forester in Vermont. He is the founder and director of Vermont Family Forests. Alicia Daniel Associate Director of the Field Naturalist Program at the University of Vermont. John Davis is Biodiversity Program Officer at the Foundation for Deep Ecology in San Francisco. Rolf Diamant is Superintendent of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont. John Elder teaches English and environmental studies at Middlebury College. Thor Hanson is a naturalist and writer from the Pacific Northwest. Christopher McGrory Klyza is associate professor of political science and environmental studies at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. Robert T. Leverett is the Executive Director of Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest, Massachusetts, a co-founder of the Eastern Native Tree Society, and the chairman of the special advisory board of the 500 Year Forest Foundation of Lynchburg, Virginia. Bill McKibben is the author of The End of Nature, which has appeared in twenty languages Nora Mitchell is the Director of the National Park Service's Conservation Study Institute, a national program based at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Vermont. Kimberly Royar has worked as a District Wildlife Biologist for the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department since 1981. Jamie Sayen has been a wilderness activist in northern New England for over a decade. He is founder and now publisher of The Northern Forest Forum. He founded and served as Executive Director of the Northern Appalachian Restoration Project from 1992 to 1997. Nancy Smith is the Executive Director and Wildlands Program Director of Sweet Water Trust in Boston, a foundation dedicated to the conservation of wild nature. Stephen C. Trombulak is the Albert D. Mead Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at Middlebury College.Klyza, Christopher McGrory is the author of 'Wilderness Comes Home Rewilding the Northeast', published 2001 under ISBN 9781584651024 and ISBN 1584651024.