Posted by The Nature Conservancy
He says: “As a scientist, my job is to really use photography to show off the personality of prairies, to introduce people to the prairies they didn’t know existed.”
Find out how Chris’s scientific interests led him to a passion for photography–and how he uses photography to help protect nature–in the video above.
And if you’re a nature photographer, submit your own photos to the Conservancy’s 7th Annual Photo Contest!
(Image: Close-up of a praying mantis. Source: Chris Helzer/TNC)