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Chance Cutrano

Chance Cutrano is director of programs at the Resource Renewal Institute (RRI), which advances innovative solutions to environmental challenges. He directs public land and agricultural initiatives such as Fish in the Fields, which he advanced while at Presidio Graduate School (PGS). In 2018, Chance was awarded the Sierra Club California's inaugural Emerging Leader Award for "outstanding contributions to conservation and politics by someone under the age of 30." He serves as vice-chair of the Sierra Club’s 40,000-member S.F. Bay Chapter. Chance earned his master's degree in public administration in sustainable management from Presidio Graduate School.

Embedding Agriculture in Nature Is Beneficial for Biodiversity and Business

Sustainability, Community

Since the publication of Aldo Leopold’s “A Sand County Almanac” and Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring,” our skies have become increasingly silent; our oceans, lakes, and rivers are increasingly empty. Research suggests we are fast approaching the disastrous effects of this sixth extinction, geologically referred to as the Anthropocene. By embedding agriculture in nature, however, we …

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