Dave Shreffler is a professional photographer and a restoration ecologist. He received the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society's 2007 Conservation Award for his work in salmon habitat restoration. Thanks to his friendship with Tom Campion, a tireless Arctic champion, Dave has photographed extensively in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska over five extended visits to the Arctic. Dave’s Arctic photos have appeared in: Striking a Balance in America’s Western Arctic: The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska; America’s Unknown Treasure: National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska; and The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960. He is the author of Equatorial Crossings (Trevelrie Publishing, 2003). Dave lives with his wife and daughter in the foothills bordering on Olympic National Park.