Josh Carrera

Board Member

Joshua Carrera completed a degree in Natural Resources Planning at the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. During his time at UVM, Joshua was awarded numerous scholarships to participate in conservation work throughout Latin America, Benjamin Gill scholarship for study abroad. In Ecuador, he studied the biodiversity of cloud forests and in Brazil he conducted research on balancing the needs of the Amazon rainforest with the needs of the farmers who depend on it. Joshua is now in a dual degree program at Colorado State University and El Colegio De La Frontera Sur working towards a Master of Science in Conservation Leadership. His thesis project is focused on how the Chiapas Water Fund can monitor the social impacts of its watershed conservation work. After graduation, Joshua plans to continue working on conservation and sustainable development issues throughout Latin America.