Henry Tepper is an independent environmental consultant and an Instructor in the Sustainability Master’s Program at the Harvard University Extension School. He has spent twenty-five years as a conservation leader in both the United States and abroad. He has special expertise in land conservation and has played a direct role in the protection of almost 1 million acres in the US and Latin America. He serves as a senior conservation advisor to the Tierra Austral Land Trust’s El Boldo to Cantillana Conservation Initiative in Chile. He has worked for more than a decade as part of the Chilean Private Lands Conservation Initiative, where he played a central role in the creation of the Fundación Tierra Austral and in the passage of Chile’s private lands conservation legislation, the Derecho Real de Conservación. Henry’s past roles include serving as the President of Mass Audubon, as Chief Conservation Officer and a Partner at Patagonia Sur, LLC, and as Vice President of State Programs at the National Audubon Society. Henry spent thirteen years at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), where he served first as the State Director in New Hampshire and then the State Director in New York State. He was a founding member of the Land Trust Alliance’s Land Trust Accreditation Commission and was a member of the Land Trust Alliance’s National Leadership Council. He currently serves on the Board of the Northeast Wilderness Trust and as a member of the Steering and Advisory Committee of the International Land Conservation Network.
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- D10. Land Conservation Around the World: New Opportunities to Teach and Learn
October 07, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM