Nature Conservancy Names New President

The Nature Conservancy, the nation's largest nonprofit conservation organization, names a new president.

The Nature Conservancy's new president will be Steven J. McCormick, 49, formerly the executive director of the Nature Conservancy of California, the conservancy's largest state chapter, from 1984 to 2000. The conservancy is considered one of the most successful conservation organizations on the planet, focusing on consensus-building and land purchases to achieve its goal of protecting endangered ecosystems. Land protected by the group has grown to more than 12 million acres.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: National Post for Preservationist

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