Jon is a conservationist, educator and farmer with several years experience in sustainable agriculture development work in Africa and Latin America. He served as an agroforestry volunteer with the Peace Corps in Ghana, and holds a B.S. in Conservation Biology and an M.S. in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources from Colorado State University. Jon’s work has included small-enterprise development in sustainable aquaculture, organic farm management/education, research in indigenous knowledge preservation, and developing community-based ecosystem restoration projects.