Laura Williams worked to conserve Russian nature for nearly three decades. Laura earned a Master's degree in Conservation Biology from Yale and worked at WWF-Russia. Her husband Igor Shpilenok founded and directed the Bryansk Forest Nature Reserve in western Russia. They traveled throughout Russa, documenting the Russian wilderness, but made their home in the village of Chukrai, Bryansk region. Laura passed away in 2018 after a tragic accident.
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