Glen Schneider is a graduate of Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As a naturalist/gardener, he has specialized in ecosystem restoration through the planting of local native plants. He is the founder of the Buckeye Sangha in Berkeley, California and in 2011 was ordained as a Dharma Teacher by Thich Nhat Hanh. Glen is a contributing editor to Thich Nhat Hanh’s Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child, and is currently writing Touching the Earth: A Field Guide to East Bay Natural History. He lives in Berkeley, California.