Andrés Esparza (pronoun: he) is CLF’s Grassroots Engagement Director. Andrés has worked in the conservation and education field for the better part of a decade on public lands throughout the western US. Through his time in a variety of roles, Andrés has always strived to engage diverse and often underrepresented population with their public lands through education, recreation, advocacy, and stewardship in an effort to ensure the survival, inclusivity, and relevancy of our public lands in the years to come.

Andrés holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Masters in Environmental Management degree from Western State Colorado University. Andres works and lives in the Durango, CO area where he enjoys whatever outdoor recreation opportunities the season permits. andres@conservationlands.org