Dr. Diana Post a veterinarian by training has worked in companion animal practice and for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She was the Executive Director, then the President of the Rachel Carson Council from 1992 to 2013. Since 2014 she has been working with the Rachel Carson Landmark Alliance (RCLA) an environmental educational organization located in the historic house where Silent Spring was written. Her focus is on protecting wildlife, pets and people from pesticides’ adverse effects, promoting the benefits of ecosystem services, and furthering Rachel Carson’s vision. With her husband she is co-owner of the Rachel Carson House, a National Historic Landmark where Silent Spring was written. For 2015 Diana and RCLA will be focusing on intergenerational sharing of the sense of wonder for nature and creative life-affirming activities bringing together individuals of all ages. The RCLA web site is www.