Anthony Anella - Founder & President
Born and raised in Albuquerque, Anthony Anella is a conservationist, an author, an artist, and an architect. As the designer and one of the developers of the Montosa Ranch project, he helped protect 30,828 acres of the ranch with a conservation easement. This project, located near Magdalena, NM, is profiled in SAVING THE RANCH: Conservation Easement Design in the American West, Island Press (2004), which he co-authored. He also co-authored IMAGINE A CITY THAT REMEMBERS: The Albuquerque Rephotography Project, UNM Press (2018), a book of essays concerned with conserving Albuquerque, in all its quirkiness, as a place that matters. From 2005-2009, he served on the board of the New Mexico Land Conservancy. In 2009, he co-chaired the Aldo Leopold Centennial Celebration in New Mexico. From 2010-2015 he served on the national board of the Aldo Leopold Foundation.