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The Nature Conservancy in Iowa
505 5th Avenue, Suite 930
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: 515-244-5044
Fax: 515-244-8890

Directions via Google Maps

Jan Glendening
State Director

Kristin Aschenbrenner
External Affairs Manager

Chelsea Carter
Operations Coordinator

Erin Garity
Conservation Assistant

Kerry Morris
Director of Operations (Iowa & Kansas)

Justin Ray
Director of Philanthropy

Colleen Rogers
Donor Relations Manager

Lisa Runkel
Senior Associate Director of Philanthropy

Taryn Samuels
Board & Outreach Manager

Nick Walters
Conservation Data Manager

Other Iowa Offices
There are several offices located in other regions of the state.


Boone River Watershed
Natural Resources Conservation Service Office
1921 Superior Street
Webster City, IA 50595
Directions via Google Maps

Karen Wilke
Boone River Projector Director
Phone: 515-832-1563

Broken Kettle Grasslands
24764 Highway 12
Westfield, IA 51062
Phone: 712-568-2596
Fax: 712-568-2597
Directions via Google Maps

Scott Moats
Director of Stewardship

Emily Hohman
Western Iowa Land Steward

Dan Smith
Western Iowa Assistant Land Steward

Other Iowa Offices - Continued
There are several offices located in other regions of the state.

Eastern Iowa Project Office
1620 231st Street
Letts, IA 52754
Phone: 319-726-3041
Directions via Google Maps

Josh Spies
Lower Cedar Project Director

Dale Maxson
Eastern Iowa Land Steward

Mike McCall
Eastern Iowa Assistant Land Steward

Little Sioux Project Office
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
314 Lake Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: 712-757-3835

Amy Crouch
Loess Hills & Little Sioux Project Coordinator

Loess Hills Project Office
Phone: 712-898-7165

Graham McGaffin
Loess Hills Project Director

Conservation Programs Office
Phone: 402-558-8099

Susanne Hickey
Director of Conservation Programs

Great Rivers Partnership
Phone: 641-629-1554

Dave De Geus
Associate Director, Agriculture & Watersheds

Additional Staff

Laura Norian
Grants Administrator, Iowa & Kansas
Phone: 515-244-5044

Randy Arndt
Grand River Grasslands Site Manager, Iowa & Missouri
Dunn Ranch
Phone: 660-867-3866

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