Meet Our Experts
The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota 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.
Meredith Cornett, Ph.D.
Meredith Cornett oversees conservation planning, research and ecological monitoring activities in Minnesota and South Dakota.
Hydrologist Philip Gerla advances the Conservancy’s mission by developing action plans.
Forest ecologist Mark White’s work focuses on biodiversity conservation in forested landscapes.
Freshwater ecologist Kristen Blann provides technical leadership for aquatic conservation planning.