Small Business

Mary Falk

Mary and her husband established a 200-acre farm in 1986 and have dedicated half of the farm as a wildlife refuge. Mary uses guardian dog protection for her livestock, and produces award-winning cheese.

Brian Call

Brian Call’s ultimate goal with photography is to encourage others to reconnect with our imperiled natural world. “We are losing wilderness areas at an alarming rate, and developing a greater sense of intimacy with the…
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Paul Dali

Paul Dali is a Venture Capital CEO from Scottsdale, Arizona. Because I’ve worked and traveled extensively before I retired, and now as a board member, I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t…
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Jim Kerr

Jim Kerr is a fishing guide from the Olympic Peninsula It’s 4:30 a.m., and I can hear a barred owl calling. I am waiting for my clients to arrive for a day of fishing on…
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Annette Pershern

Annette Pershern, along with her husband Dick and their two daughters, Lauren and Meghan, own and manage River Bend Farm, a 50-acre stretch of land located along the Coast Fork of the Willamette River. It…
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Dick Pool

Dick Pool, owner of San Francisco-based Pro-Troll Products, a company that creates and markets innovative fishing and marine products, is a strong advocate of fisheries restoration and makes every effort to support those organizations that…
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Cathy Hemley

Cathy Hemley, owner of Greene & Hemley Farms in Courtland, California, in the San Joaquin Valley.

Brett Baker

Brett Baker, a Delta pear farmer and fishery biologist in the San Joaquin Valley.

Paul Shannon

Paul Shannon is a sportsman and beekeeper from Florida “I have a problem with the farmers using pesticides in their groves, orchards, fields, etc. Many over-fertilize, then rainstorms come and wash the chemicals into our…
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Ernest Muhly

Ernest is a beekeeper and biointensive heirloom gardener from Maryland and has been educating people about the hazards of pesticides, herbicides and fungicides for over twenty-five year to little avail. “Part of the problem I…
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