Working Lands Director, The Nature Conservancy in Iowa
Dave De Geus is currently the Working Lands Director for The Nature Conservancy’s Iowa Program. In this position he works with The Nature Conservancy’s Iowa and North American Agriculture Programs on strategies ranging from supply chain sustainability to watershed protection. In previous positions with the Conservancy he worked with state operating units in the Upper Midwest to set up nutrient reduction projects in partnership with a number of agricultural groups, state agriculture departments and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dave has an M.S. In Animal Ecology from Iowa State University and continues to assist with operation of the family farm in south central Iowa.