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Meredith Cornett

Climate Change Director, MN-ND-SD

Duluth, MN

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Meredith Cornett Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy © Ethan Perry

Areas of Expertise

climate change, forest ecology, restoration, human-wildlife conflict

Media Contact

Chris Anderson
ph. +1 612-845-2744


Meredith Cornett is the Climate Change Director for The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. In addition to her position with The Nature Conservancy, Cornett is an adjunct member of the graduate faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Conservation Sciences Program. Cornett’s expertise lies in climate change, forest ecology, restoration and science communications. Her current work at TNC is focused on Nature-Based Solutions and Resilient and Connected Lands & Waters.

She and her family live in the Northwoods of Minnesota, where they tend bee hives, harvest sunlight and coexist with neighbors both tame and wild.

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