Conservation Nebraska protects our state’s natural legacy by educating the public, supporting communities, and increasing civic engagement.


Conservation Nebraska educates the public, media and elected officials about important conservation issues.


We work to mobilize a diverse network of people to engage in public policy.


We empower Nebraskans to protect their natural resources through locally-led community organizing.

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Our Staff

Eliot Bostar
Executive Director

Michaela Daugherty

Policy Director

Chelsea Johnson

Deputy Director

Amanda Gangwish

AmeriCorps Program Director

Favian Mendez

Our Legacy Nebraska Program Director

Sofia Gavia

Operations Associate

AmeriCorps Conservation Directors

Morgan Alongi

Caden Collins

Rogan Maxwell

Peggy Apthorpe

Kat Gurney

Sarah McLain

Cian Brun

Meaghan Hill

Connor Nichols

Disha Chandra

Emma Kurtz

Natalia Zink

Our Board

Brian O’Neal

Board President

Mike Ayars

Board Director

Eric Johnson

Board Treasurer

Diane Lally

Board Secretary