Grant (he/him, Lopez Island, WA) has a passion for protecting the western landscape and connecting people to the natural environment in a meaningful and sustainable way. As a conservationist and attorney, he has worked at the nexus of conservation and public access project management and policy development for and with local land trusts, non-profits, and municipalities in the West. Grant has practiced land use and property law, led the open space and conservation program in Missoula, Montana, and now works to develop and promote climate change and sustainable transportation policy on the San Juan archipelago of western Washington.  He finds solitude and inspiration in pedaling through remote and challenging landscapes, paddling wild rivers, skiing deep powder, and sleeping under the stars.