Selvio DeAngeles

Land Stewardship Associate

Sevio is from Chicago, Illinois, and grew up loving the outdoors and camping with his family. After high school, he spent a year serving with AmeriCorps where he had the opportunity to work on conservation projects throughout the country. During this experience, Selvio discovered his calling and found a meaningful career path he wanted to pursue. Before joining the Aldo Leopold Foundation as a Prescribed Fire Technician in spring of 2019, Selvio spent a year working working at a nonprofit called Friends of the Forest Preserves to restore habitat for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. In his personal time, he loves hiking, backpacking, photography, making art, playing a handful of instruments, and making music.