American Land Conservancy
August 22, 2008
After my initial exposure to American Land Conservancy through the members of the Mississippi River Program, I was impressed enough with their work to become familiar and active with the organization. Their ability to work in an efficient and timely manner as well as their passion for conservation and preservation of natural resources allows them to be respected by partners across the board. Wetlands have long been my passion (having served as state chairman of Ducks Unlimited) I found that the work and position of ALC in the Mississippi River Program to further that passion.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
the conservation of over 25,000 acres along the Mississippi River floodplain and the procuring of several thousand acres for the new Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge. They have also worked to promote the fishing and boating trail along the lower Mississippi River which will not only have conservation and recreation benefits, but also economic benefits to riverside communities.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
Board Member & I served on the advisory board before becoming an executive board member.