Pershing State Park Indiana bat

Pershing State Park’s wet prairies and bottomland forests teem with diverse birds, endangered Indiana bats and lush plants. In 2009, we helped add nearly 1,450 acres that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will restore as habitat and a site… Read More

Wind Energy In The Midwest Wind farm

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

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Missouri Civil War cannon

Pilot Knob Missouri’s vital role in the Civil War peaked in the late summer of 1864. Each side needed decisive victories before the United States presidential election in November. General Sterling Price led 12,000 Confederates into Missouri, where in late… Read More


Clint Miller
Clint Miller Pine Island, MN
(507) 356-6301

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.

Tom Duffus
Tom Duffus Duluth, MN
(218) 722-2393

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.