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ABOUT US

PHILOSOPHY
THE NATURAL WORLD:
A PROVEN SOURCE OF WISDOM


Whether trying to solve soil erosion and carbon storage issues or finding ways to reintegrate our children into the natural world, Conservation Research Institute uses models discernable in nature as our guide.  We believe that when our cultural behaviors are in harmony with land and the native plants and animals around us, we are in consilience with our place and ourselves. We always will ask, “Are we building on these relationships or are we mining them away?” 

“Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace."                                                                                                             
Albert Schweitzer

Board of Directors
Officers:
Angela Larson, Board President
Project Director
Alliance for the Great Lakes

Douglas Ladd
Director of Conservation Science
The Missouri Nature Conservancy

Tom Topash
Tribal Council Member
Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians

Sandy Wiggins
Principal, Consilience LLC
Past Chair, US Green Building Council 

Executive Director
Margot Mazur

Associates
Gerould Wilhelm, Ph.D., Co-founder, Director of Research
Laura Rericha, Research Associate
Tama Matsuoka, Director, FQA Solutions
Ron Doetch, Director, Urban and Value Added Agriculture


NEWS
Conservation Research Institute is a charter member of the Chicago Wilderness.  Director of Research, Gerould Wilhelm, was featured in "Conservation, Chicago Style," a Winter 2008 article from the Chicago Wilderness Magazine.
Click here to read the article.

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