Global Forest Watch:
Everyone Has a Story | Accepting New Participants


Connecting students with environmental experts is one of the important aspects of GFL The project team identifies forest experts, prepare students for interviewing them, videotape the interviews and publish them here for use by future student participants and in curriculum development. Below is the list of the experts who participated in GFL projects.

Dr William R.L. Anderegg

Dr Anderegg, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Utah and an Associate Research Scholar in the Princeton Environmental Institute at Princeton University. READ MORE

Dmitry Aksenov

Dr. Dmitry Aksenov, an expert in remote sensing and natural resource management, director General of “Transparent World”, Russian environmental NGO. READ MORE

Moshe Krafchow

Moshe Krafchow is a founder of Tree Culture, a San Diego-based company that  specializes in  innovative open space landscape management techniques READ MORE

Jeremy Barrick

Jeremy Barrick is the Urban Forestry Program Manager for the City of San Diego Planning Department and Past President of the Society of Municipal Arborists. His work as the Urban Forestry Program Manager is focused on growing a resilient world class urban forest for all San Diegans. READ MORE

Dan Bennett

Dan Bennett, is the founding director of The Children’s Film Festival Company, a non-profit international youth film festival series – the largest film festival and hands-on creative workshop network in the world – specializing in screening of narrative films, animation and documentaries, and educational workshops, for toddlers through teens and their families. READ MORE

Rick Cooksey

Rick Cooksey is currently the Acting Director for Forest Health Protection in State and Private Forestry, US Forest Service, in Washington DC. READ MORE