Graduate Student, Conservation Leadership
Colorado State University / El Colegio De La Frontera Sur
A former LEAF intern, 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. 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 and indigenous peoples 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. After graduation, Joshua plans to continue working on conservation issues in Latin America through the Peace Corps program.