George Yuhasz is a passionate advocate for the preservation and protection of our natural world. A proud father and grandfather, lifelong learner, and world traveler, he especially delights in sharing with children and adults his knowledge and enthusiasm for appreciating the joy and wonder of connecting with nature. A graduate of American University’s Schools of International Service and Government, he also holds a M.A. degree in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. George is a former U.S. government special agent and contractor, and has also worked in the private sector as a private investigator and security consultant. A special joy in his life was coaching the Allegheny College cross country team for fourteen fall seasons. He lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and is currently working on another children’s book and a suspense novel.