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John Sanderson, The Nature Conservancy

John Sanderson is Director of Conservation Science for the Nature Conservancy of Colorado.  John manages a staff of scientists and project directors to deliver conservation outcomes on a wide range of topics that include ensuring adequate streamflow for endangered fish in the Yampa River, making energy development compatible with sage grouse on protected lands in northern Colorado, and keeping hundreds of thousands of acres on the Great Plains intact to support native wildlife.  John holds a BS in Engineering from Purdue University, an MS in Botany from the University of Vermont, and a PhD. in Ecology from Colorado State University.