Judge: Michael Easton
Chair: Virginia Hayes
Michael Easton has a PhD in ecological genetics from the University of Liverpool in England and specializes in genetic ecotoxicology which translates into the genetic impacts of contaminants and pollutants on plants and animals. He is an internationally recognized photographer whose beautiful nature subjects have been displayed worldwide. The proceeds from the sale of his photography help support his environmental research and advocacy work. Check out Michael's photography at http://www.naturphoto.com.