The Nature Conservancy in Michigan works to protect and preserve the Great Lakes State for future generations, and our conservation work is grounded in strong science. Meet some of the experts who help us protect nature and preserve life.
From Grand Traverse Bay to the Erie Canal, applied ecologist Dr. Andrew Tucker’s focus on the prevention, surveillance, and control of aquatic invasive species is playing a key role in protecting the biodiversity of the Great Lakes.
The chair of Michigan’s board of trustees does more than give lip service to conservation. From leading top executives in understanding the connection between our economy and ecology to hiking 460 miles across the UP in 2006, Tom Cook talks the talk and walks the walk.
Dr. Patrick Doran talks about the personal and professional challenges behind leading a dynamic team in Michigan and the Great Lakes.