About the Speakers
Michael Catania is a leader in the conservation and environmental community, bringing a wealth of 35 years of experience and advocacy to the 2,740-acre environmental center.
Michael Catania brings over 35 years of experience in conservation, environmental and land use policy issues in New Jersey to Duke Farms having served as Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, a visiting professor at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and Cook College of Rutgers University, and as the Executive Director of The Nature Conservancy of New Jersey.
Duke Farms serves as a model of environmental stewardship and inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land. It is a place of education, enjoyment and research that enhances the environmental health of the region. Through the beauty of its natural setting, the diversity of its wildlife, and the scope and quality of its educational programs, demonstrations and research, Duke Farms inspires people to transform their approach to conservation and to start building a more sustainable future.