Chapter Director, Central & Western NY Chapter, The Nature Conservancy
in Buffalo, NY
Jim Howe is the Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Central & Western New York Chapter, where he leads a team of 18 staff working to conserve the lands and waters of a region that includes the Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, and Southern Tier. The Nature Conservancy protects and restores land and water; equips people, governments, and businesses with tools to make better decisions about the way they use nature; and unites people behind the conservation of a healthy planet. Jim is a graduate of Cornell University's Department of Natural Resources and holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Michigan.