Gary currently works as a consultant to scientific, political, and environmental organizations where he advocates for his personal passions which are:
- Howling wolves,
free-flowing rivers, roadless forests
In 2012, the Fort Collins Coloradoan called Gary a "prolific writer and activist," the Northern Colorado Business Report said Gary was one of Colorado's "more recognized faces in the campaign against fracking," Earthjustice Magazine said Gary was the "driving force" behind the campaign to save the Colorado River, and Ecowatch news service named Gary an "Insights Renowned Environmental Leader." In December of 2012, the New York Times highlighted the work of Gary's Save The Colorado River campaign on its website. In March of 2013, Origin Magazine named Gary an "EcoRockstar Impacting The Planet."
In September of 2013, as a result of the catastrophic floods in the oil and gas fields of Colorado, National Public Radio, the New York Times, and Rachel Maddow all highlighted Gary's work speaking out to protect the public's health and the environment. In Ferbruary of 2014, Gary provided communications guiddance to Global Greengants Fund to help bring attention to the devastating environmental and human rights impacts of the Sochi, Russia Olympics -- including to the Mzymta River -- which resulted in many media reports including this New York Times article about exiled and jailed Russian environmental activists.
In March of 2014, EcoCentric Blog named Gary a "River Hero." In September of 2014, WildEarth Guardians profiled Gary and said he was "one of Colorado's conrnerstone environmental activists." In November of 2014, E&E News Service said Gary was "one of the most vocal anti-drilling activists in the state."
Through his consulting work and the organizations he represents, Gary also has significant experience managing and supporting election campaigns for pro-environment candidates and issues at the local, state, and federal level.
Gary's environmental advocacy
work has generated over a thousand news stories and makes a difference.