Featured Work in MN
Steve Hobbs is the Fund’s Minnesota Project Director. Steve has expertise in developing large-scale conservation initiatives and has successfully negotiated hundreds of conservation real estate transactions. He’s been involved in conservation work for more than 27 years, first working for The Nature Conservancy in Nevada and Virginia then for local government and nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. Steve has a M.A. in Ecological Physiology from University of California, Riverside.
As vice president of the Midwest region, Tom Duffus leads land conservation partnerships in the Upper Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi River/Missouri River watershed. During the summer, he’s often found sailing on Lake Superior. He has a Master of Forest Science degree from Yale University and a B.S. in Environmental Studies/Geology from St. Lawrence University.