Story Clark is a landowner, conservation easement donor, and conservation practitioner who has worked on over 100 conservation transactions.

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Story Clark is a consultant specializing in land conservation strategy and finance, advising conservation organizations and foundations in the Rocky Mountain Region and elsewhere. She has worked in land conservation and land use planning for over 30 years in association with (among others) the Jackson Hole Land Trust, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and as a county planner for Teton County, Wyoming.

Ms. Clark currently serves on boards or advisory boards that include: the American Conservation Association, Conservation International, Ruckelshaus Institute for Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Stockgrowers Agricultural Land Trust, the Tuckernuck Land Trust, and the Lady Bird Johnson Award Jury. She recently retired from the boards of the Land Trust Alliance and the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University.

Ms. Clark is a frequent speaker and instructor at land conservation organizations and conferences. She lives with her husband and two daughters on their family ranch in Wilson, Wyoming.

Selected Works

A clear, well-written overview of the basics of conservation finance with useful insights and real stories that combine to create an invaluable and accessible guide for land trusts seeking to protect more land.
Innovative Technology
An exciting mobile app that transforms any excursion into a multidimensional and entertaining learning experience, at the listener's own pace better than a tour guide!
Magazine Articles
Fundraising Wisdom in Saving Land, Winter 2009
In Conservation Biology, August 2011, co-written with Jeffrey C. Milder.
Online Articles
Several articles recently published on this new conservation finance web site.
Upcoming Nonfiction

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