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Michael James Kellett

Michael James Kellett, American environmentalist. Recipient Virginia Prentice award Sierra Club, 1986; named Conservationist of Year Detroit Audubon Society, 1987.


  • Kellett, Michael James was born on December 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of James Girardot and Bette Jane (Davis) Kellett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, University Michigan, 1974.


    • Michigan representative The Wilderness Society, Ann Arbor, 1986-1987, Northeast regional director Boston, 1987-1992. Executive director Restore: The North Woods, Concord, Massachusetts, since 1992. Board directors Thoreau Country Conservation Alliance, Concord, Massachusetts, Walden Forever Wild, Condord, Walden Earthnet, Concord.

      Board advisors Walden Woods Project, Boston.


    Party affiliation: Democrat



    Nature study, native plant gardening, hiking and backpacking, computers, gourmet cooking.


    • Married Linda Van Auken, March 3, 1978. 1 child, Megan Marie.
    • father: James Girardot Kellett
    • mother: Bette Jane (Davis) Kellett
    • spouse: Linda Van Auken
    • child: Megan Marie Kellett
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    Born December 18, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      University Michigan
    • 1986 - 1987
      Michigan representative The Wilderness Society
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1992
      executive, director Restore: The North Woods
      Concord, North Carolina, United States