José González

José G. González is the Founder of Latino Outdoors and currently a consultant, illustrator, writer, and science communicator. He has experience as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. 

His commentary on diversity and environmental/outdoor equity has been featured by High Country News, Outside, Earth Island Journal, and Latino USA, among others. He has been recognized with several honors, including the National Wildlife Federation’s Environmental Educator award, achieving “Grist 50” recognition in 2016, and The Murie Center Rising Leader award, among others.

He received his B.A at the University of California, Davis, and his M.S at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment. You can connect with him on social media and follow his poetic musings @JoseBilingue.