Alex Littlejohn Joins the Conservancy as Freshwater Programs Manager

Science, Restoration and Community Relations Focus Areas

Jackson, MS | March 19, 2012

The Nature Conservancy's Mississippi Chapter is very pleased to announce that Alex Littlejohn has joined the staff as Freshwater Program Manager based in the Jackson, Mississippi Field Office.

Alex will be directing all aspects of the Conservancy’s Mississippi multi-faceted freshwater conservation program including science, restoration and community relations. He will provide scientific and technical support/expertise, and leadership for freshwater conservation initiatives, stream and wetland ecology, nutrient and sediment reduction strategies. In addition, Alex will serve as the Conservancy's principal freshwater liaison to government agencies, conservation organizations, foundations and the academic community.

Alex earned an M.S. degree in Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture and a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from Mississippi State University. He also received an A.A. in Forestry degree at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, MS. His graduate research focused on sediment and nutrient reduction practices in agricultural settings in the Mississippi Delta. His previous work experience with an environmental engineering firm and the US Army Corps of Engineers provides him with a solid background in wetland ecology.

More information about the Conservancy’s freshwater programs and other conservation priorities may be found at

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Contact information

Bruce Alt
Director of Conservancy
(601) 709-4751


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