Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation in 2011, with a strong passion for both scientific discovery and exploration.
National Geographic named Gregg Adventurer of the Year in 2008 , when he and a friend completed a 7,800-mile trek along the spine of the Andes Mountain Range. He was included on the Christian Science Monitor’s 30 under 30 list in 2012, and the following year became a National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work with ASC. In 2013, he was named a Backpacker Magazine “hero,” and in 2015, a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur and one of Men’s Journal’s “50 Most Adventurous Men.”
Gregg holds a biology degree from Montana State University and a sociology degree from CU-Boulder. He thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2004.
See Gregg featured in the July 7th, 2011 NY Times article