Anthony Anella - Founder & President
Born and raised in Albuquerque, Anthony Anella is a conservationist, an artist, an author, and an architect. From 2000-2003, as both designer and one of the developers, he helped protect 30,828 acres of the Montosa Ranch with a conservation easement. This project, located near Magdalena, New Mexico, is profiled in SAVING THE RANCH: Conservation Easement Design in the American West, Island Press (2004), which he co-authored. 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. He co-authored IMAGINE A CITY THAT REMEMBERS: The Albuquerque Rephotography Project, UNM Press (2018). In 2016, he founded the Leopold Writing Program as a New Mexico nonprofit.