Our conservation efforts in and around Chicago, from Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie to wetlands restoration, keeps growing. Chicago Wilderness recently asked us to help update and refine its 2004 green infrastructure plan. We’re working on a revised vision that links woodlands, grasslands, wetlands, streams and… Read More
As concerns mount over the high costs and long-term environmental impacts of fossil fuels, wind has become an increasingly important sector of the energy industry. In 2009, the U.S. wind industry supported 85,000 jobs in all 50 states. The U.S…. Read More
Warblers, wood thrushes and whip-poor-wills migrating through Illinois gained more room to stretch their wings, thanks to the efforts of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the National Wild Turkey Federation and a partnership between the natural gas pipeline project… Read More
Midwest Director Peg Kohring has, over more than 17 years, led transformative conservation efforts in 12 states, by designing or implementing city greenway efforts, farm preservation, improved farmers markets, flood protection and more. Peg holds a bachelors degree in biology from Michigan State University.
Clint Miller is our Upper Midwest Field Representative, working across the Dakotas, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in southern Minnesota, Clint has worked in conservation for roughly 25 years. Outside the office, he volunteers as a firefighter/EMT and gets outdoors to hike, run, hunt, and kayak whenever he can.