Kevin Bonine is Director of Education & Outreach at Biosphere 2 and on the science faculty at the University of Arizona. He has taught numerous EEB courses including Herpetology, Introductory Biology, Vertebrate Physiology, Conservation Biology, and Galapagos Marine Ecology; he is a strong advocate of the value of experiential field courses. Kevin received the UA College of Science Distinguished Early-Career Science Teaching Award in 2012. Recent research projects in Saguaro National Park focus on ecology and conservation of charismatic Gila monsters and canyon treefrogs. Kevin is a Faculty Fellow of the Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, and serves on the boards of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Friends of Saguaro NP, and the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.