George Wallace

Dr. GEORGE WALLACE is an Emeritus Professor from Colorado State University’s College of Natural Resources. His areas of academic expertise include land use planning, park and protected area planning and management, private land conservation, and the human dimensions of natural resource management. He is also founder and former Director of CSU’s Center for Protected Area Management and Training now in its 29th year. The Center trains protected area personnel from all over the Americas. He and his wife Nancy have owned and operated an irrigated farm north of Fort Collins for 49 years as well as a Phillips County farm that is largely managed for conservation purposes. They raise organic corn and pinto beans, alfalfa, grass hay and livestock. They have received State and County awards for their conservation practices, wildlife habitat and restoration efforts. George has served on and chaired variety of local boards and commissions related to planning, agriculture, water and natural resources. He served nine years as a planning commissioner for Larimer County is in his 20th year on the Larimer County Agricultural Advisory Board.