Zaria Forman documents climate change with pastel drawings. She travels to remote regions of the world to collect images and inspiration for her work, which is exhibited world-wide. She has flown with NASA on several Operation IceBridge missions over Antarctica, Greenland, and Arctic Canada.
Award-winning writer + director and founder of August Island Pictures. His features include The Breach, The Wild, and other brand films. Mark grew up fishing for salmon. He worked in the Bristol Bay salmon industry for years and understands the magnitude of this issue on many levels.
Born and raised in Dillingham, Alaska is of Yupik and Scandinavian descent. Grew up subsisting and commercially fishing in Bristol Bay. Former Bristol Bay Native Corporation Board Director, now Senior Vice President Bristol Bay Seafood Investments. Curyung Tribal member, BBNC and Choggiung Limited shareholder.
Alaskan bear guide, leading trips to help people experience the bears and wilderness it has to offer for the last 20 years. President of Friends of McNeil River working to highlight the plight of the bears in the fight against the Proposed Pebble Mine. Won the 2019 Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image award from the Alaska Conservation Foundation for his work fighting Pebble.
Portlander, not only a mother of two, but an James Beard award-winning cookbook author and freelance food writer. Her love of wild salmon comes through in her cookbook: Salmon: Everything You Need to Know + 45 Recipes
Decorated US Navy veteran and recipient of multiple honors serving in the Gulf War and Operation Restore Hope, Somalia – and struggles today with PTSD. Channels his love of flyfishing and wild places to treat his own struggles and to serve others – particularly inner-city kids of color – by introducing them to the wild through fishing.