Tom Duffus

Vice President and Northeast Representative, Conservation Acquisition

Headshot of Tom Duffus.

Tom provides leadership for our land conservation work in the northeastern U.S. including Maine and New York as well as Canadian partnerships. Tom was formerly our land conservation leader in the Midwest. He is a commissioner on the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and works closely with our Working Forest team across the Northern Forests.

Tom has worked in land conservation since 1985, conserving over 550,000 acres of land and raising significant sums of private, mitigation and public funds for land conservation. He has extensive experience conserving forestland as well as farm, recreation, endangered species and wilderness lands, and is an experienced conservation easement practitioner.

Prior to coming to The Conservation Fund in 2005, Tom worked for The Nature Conservancy and the Adirondack Land Trust. He holds a Master of Forest Science degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Contact:    Phone: 207 869-6085    Office: Maine


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