James Valentine is a naturalist photographer, artist, and filmmaker whose work, including more than ten books, has helped to preserve millions of wild acres in the Southeast and throughout the Americas. He is president of the Quest Foundation.
Dr. Bruce Means is an adjunct professor in biology at Florida State University and has taught courses on the ecology of Florida since 1980. He coauthored Priceless Florida: Natural Ecosystems and Native Species. He founded the Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy (www.coastalplains.org) and is presently president and executive director.