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Ron Swaisgood: Nature is His Nurture

Disney Dads – February 06, 2013
By Juliane Hiam

Ron Swaisgood: Nature is His Nurture When Ron Swaisgood first came onto our radar here at Disney Dads, we immediately jumped at the chance to do a story about him. Ron’s the director of Applied Animal Ecology at the San Diego Zoo (in other words, patron saint of over 20 endangered species), co-founder of Family Adventures in Nature, papa bear of a family of four, and a veritable cross between Indiana Jones and Bear Grylls. Spending time in nature, according to Ron in a blog post on the C&NN, runs this deep for him: “I don’t know any other way. It’s my oxygen, my religion.” We…
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