Kansas director of The Nature Conservancy.
Rob Manes Kansas director of The Nature Conservancy. © Nick Krug

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Rob Manes

State Director, Kansas

Topeka, KS

  • Area of Expertise

    Sustainable Grazing


Rob has been with The Nature Conservancy since 2005 and was named State Director for Kansas in 2011. He is responsible for all aspects of TNC's work in Kansas, including conservation, administration, and fundraising. 

Rob has spent more than 35 years in the conservation field, including 20 with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. He represents TNC on several national and federal boards including the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. Rob holds a master’s degree in environmental science from Friends University.

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