Amaroq Weiss

is a biologist and former lawyer with the Center for Biological Diversity, which is a national nonprofit conservation organization with more than 30,000 members in Washington, as well as five staff based there. Weiss, who lives in Petaluma, Calif., has worked in wolf recovery and conservation policy for 21 years and covers wolf issues in Washington, Oregon and California, as well as having worked in Alaska, the northern Rockies and the Southwest.