"Give me a landscape where instant gratification seekers are ignored and sincere explorers rewarded. This is prairie. This is shrub-steppe."
Nick Altadonna is a Stewardship Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy in Washington. He works across 32,000 acres of Conservancy-owned land and 4,300 acres of conservation easements in eastern Washington to identify and implement priority land stewardship needs, including easement compliance monitoring, ecological monitoring, invasive species control, and volunteer coordination.
Prior to joining the Washington team, Nick also worked for The Nature Conservancy in South Dakota and Florida. Here he assisted stewardship of TNC and partner-owned lands in mixed grass prairie & longleaf pine systems, including invasive species control, prescribed fire implementation, forest restoration, and livestock management.