A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Bruce Calhoun is a life-long environmentalist. As the Founder and long-standing President of Save The Rainforest, he has overseen the establishment and proliferation of an innovative sustainable ecotourism program in the tropics that has inspired a new generation of young people to become leaders in the environmental movement. In addition he has written an autobiography about his formative years and the founding of Save the Rainforest.
Over the years Mr. Calhoun has taught biology in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, oceanography in Puerto Rico, and led Wisconsin Science Academy students on marine biology trips. He has also worked as a diver for Australian Institute of Marine Biology, canvassed for Wisconsin' Environmental Decade, and worked as a naturalist for Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources.