"I will hold the image of American and Cuban conservation scientists walking down a mountain road together in the gathering darkness as a symbol of hope that we can work together to conserve Cuba's natural areas so that Clyde Butcher's images of Cuba presented in this book will not simply be a melancholy record of what once was, but rather a celebration of what will always be."
About the Author
Clyde Butcher has recently been honored by the State of Florida with the highest award that can be given to a private citizen, the Artists Hall of Fame Award, for his photographic excellence. He has also received the Conservation Colleague Award from The Nature Conservancy, and the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Conservation Award, given for excellence in photography and contributions to the public awareness of the environment. He was also chosen Person of the Week on the ABC Peter Jennings Evening News program, and has received the Heartland Community Service Award from the State of Florida.