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The Nature Conservancy in Iowa
505 5th Avenue, Suite 930
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: 515-244-5044
Fax: 515-244-8890

Directions via Google Maps

Kristin Aschenbrenner
State Director

Molly Bonnstetter
Philanthropy Coordinator

Chelsea Carter
Operations Manager

Dave DeGeus
Working Lands Director

Maggie Keller
Communications Coordinator

Kerry Morris
Director of Business & Philanthropy Operations

Justin Ray
Director of Philanthropy

Taryn Samuels
Board & Outreach Manager

Patrick Snell
External Affairs Coordinator

Andrea Solomon
Associate Director of Philanthropy

Nick Walters
Conservation & Information Systems Manager

Greg Wandrey
Iowa Agriculture Program Director

Other Iowa Offices
There are several offices located in other regions of the state.


Boone River Watershed
Natural Resources Conservation Service Office
1921 Superior Street
Webster City, IA 50595
Directions via Google Maps

Karen Wilke
Boone River Project Director
Phone: 515-832-1563

Broken Kettle Grasslands
24764 Highway 12
Westfield, IA 51062
Phone: 712-568-2596
Fax: 712-568-2597
Directions via Google Maps

Scott Moats
Director of Stewardship

James Baker
Western Iowa Land Steward

Dan Smith
Western Iowa Assistant Land Steward

Other Iowa Offices - Continued
There are several offices located in other regions of the state.

Cedar River Watershed Office
415 12th Avenue SE, Suite 201
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Nick Longbucco
Cedar River Freshwater Manager
Phone: 248-807-2235

Eastern Iowa Project Office
1620 231st Street
Letts, IA 52754
Phone: 319-726-3041
Directions via Google Maps

Josh Spies
Lower Cedar Project Director

Dale Maxson
Eastern Iowa Land Steward

Elizabeth Owens
Eastern Iowa Assistant Land Steward

Hannah Howard
Community Coordinator

Little Sioux Project Office
Phone: 712-229-5082

Amy Crouch
Little Sioux Project Manager

Loess Hills Project Office
Phone: 712-898-7165

Graham McGaffin
Loess Hills Project Director

Conservation Programs Office
Phone: 515-360-4457

Susanne Hickey
Director of Conservation Programs

Additional Staff

Laura Norian
Grants Administrator, Iowa & Kansas
Phone: 515-244-5044

Randy Arndt
Grand River Grasslands Site Manager, Iowa & Missouri
Dunn Ranch
Phone: 660-867-3866


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