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Mike Stevens

State Director, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Headshot, Mike Stevens

Mike Stevens State Director at The Nature Conservancy in Washington. © The Nature Conservancy

Areas of Expertise

conservation, sustainable agriculture, field science


Mike Stevens has been the state director for the Washington chapter since 2012. He brings more than 20 years of experience in conservation, sustainable agriculture and field science to his role as state director.

Mike lived in rural Idaho for 13 years, and during that time he was co-founder and principal of Pioneer Mountain Group, where he led natural resource and conservation projects and served as president of Lava Lake Land and Livestock. Early in his career, Mike was a scientist and preserve manager for the New Hampshire and Idaho Chapters. Mike’s work has been recognized with multiple regional and national conservation innovation and leadership awards.

Mike’s education includes a M.S. from the Field Naturalist Program at the University of Vermont, where he received Mellon and Switzer Environmental Fellowships, and a B.A. in Biology from Middlebury College. He was born and lived in Spain until he was 11 and has traveled in Asia, South America, Africa and Europe. He lives in Seattle with his family and loves to ski, ride bikes, climb mountains, run with his dog and read.

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