Thomas A. Barron

Thomas Barron has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 1984.

Tom is an author, and formerly a venture capital investor, who lives in Boulder, Colorado.

A Rhodes Scholar, he is the author of numerous essays on wilderness and other environmental issues, as well as nature books, novels, and children’s books. His books include “To Walk in Wilderness,” “The Ancient One,” “Tree Girl,” “The Lost Years of Merlin” series, and “The Great Tree of Avalon” trilogy.

Tom is a trustee of Princeton University, and is a co-founder of the Princeton Environmental Institute.

In 1997, The Wilderness Society honored him with the Robert Marshall Award.