Thomas (T.A.) Barron of Boulder is a best-selling author of over thirty books, many focused on the importance and power of nature, including the Merlin Saga. Mr. Barron, a Rhodes Scholar and graduate of Princeton, also completed a joint J.D.-M.B.A.. After a successful business career in New York City, he returned to his native Colorado to fulfill his true passion as a writer. Tom is a Trustee of Princeton University and has served on the national Board of Directors of the Wilderness Society, recently receiving their highest honor, the Robert Marshall award. He has also served on the Colorado Nature Conservancy Board of Directors.