Jon Schwedler

Jon SchwedlerJon Schwedler is the communications lead for The Nature Conservancy’s Restoring America’s Forests program. For the past 14 years, Jon has worked on forest conservation efforts in Maryland, Virginia, Montana, New Mexico and California.

Jon's Posts

Father’s Day: Playing with Fire

June 10th, 2013

As kids we're taught not to play with fire. So how do you explain your job to your sons when you're setting managed, controlled fires for a living? The Conservancy's Sam Lindblom shares his story. More

The Lorax: Planting the Seed of Conservation

March 1st, 2012

Did your love of nature spring from the stump of a truffula tree? One Nature Conservancy employee shares the books — and family members — that introduced him to a career in conservation. More

America’s Forest: Now with 20% More Love

February 10th, 2012

Forests in North America are getting some love: the U.S. Forest Service announces it will be increasing the pace of forest conservation over the next three years. More

Was 2011 the Year of Mega-Fire?

December 28th, 2011

If you lived in the American Southwest, 2011 indeed was the year of fire for you. Why? And more importantly, what can be done? More

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