The Conservators Center was founded with a mission to help the public learn about carnivore species in the most effective way, by ensuring a personal experience and connection to the animals through individualized experiences.
Chris has been named a Hunger Hero by the State of Wisconsin, received a Public Health Award from Madison-Dane County Public Health, and been named one of 35 people making a difference in local food systems in Southern Wisconsin.
Keleman oversees research projects to help understand and communicate impacts of food waste disposers on wastewater treatment infrastructure and works with municipalities promoting diversion of organics from landfills.
Koepke, is the Education Director of Grow Johnson County, a 5-acre hunger relief farm in Iowa City that produces vegetables & fruit for several local food pantries, and provides free classes in gardening, soil science and life skills.
Leavens' responsibilities include coordinating composting, recycling, school gardens, stormwater and landscape management, healthy transportation alternatives, connections to project-based learning and community partnerships.
McCrann oversees Blue Terra's National Project Planning and Consulting Division, which includes a geographically and industry diverse team of planners who design projects which are multi-stage and systems-focused.
As a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America McFarlen has spent the last 30+ years honing my passion for Food and Beverage management as an Executive Chef and Vice President of Food and Beverage.
Rachel Morier is the Director of Sustainability at PAC Packaging Consortium and leads the PAC Food initiative to investigate causes of food waste, identify packaging opportunities, and inform and educate the community.
Wright leads a team of environmental professionals in the implementation and management of financial and technical assistance programs that benefit a multitude of Iowa businesses, industry, local governments, and citizens.