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Nature and Culture International is dedicated to the conservation of biological and cultural diversity. We act locally to protect highly biodiverse and threatened ecosystems through concrete actions with local staff.

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Our Board

NCI’s board is formed by nine persons: scientists, academics and entrepreneurs, with a high commitment to the conservation of biological and cultural diversity on the planet.

The board is very active in the promotion of conservation needs and opportunities in several Latin American countries, supporting fundraising as a means to act on the priorities defined by local conservationists.

Members of the board:

Ivan Gayler, Chair, President, Del Mar Partnership; Board member and past President, San Diego Museum of Man.; (858) 259-0903

David Welborn, Vice-Chair, Director, Hunter Industries; San Diego Fdtn. Environmental Working Group.

Carol Dean Hertzberg, Artist, Conservationist.

Richard Hertzberg, President, ENPEX Corporation; Board Member, UCSD Fdtn.

David Neill, PhD, Missouri Botanical Garden; Founder, National Herbarium of Ecuador.

Doug Sheres, Partner, Rice Hall James & Associates; Former Mayor, Solana Beach.

Charles J. Smith, Director, Knowledge Factor Inc.; co-founder, E.O. Wilson Foundation

Ann Hunter Welborn, Director, Hunter Industries; Board Member, Nat'l Envir. Trust.

David J. Winkler, CEO, Del Mar Partnership; Chair, Whittier Institute of Diabetes.

In Memoriam, James Clements, Author, Conservationist (1927-2005).

In Memoriam, Dr. Norman Roberts, Author, Conservationist; Trustee Emeritus, San Diego Natural History Museum (1920-2009).



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