Dave Sands

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Born and raised in Lincoln, Neb., Dave Sands’ experience in conservation dates to 1983, when he was appointed by Governor Kerrey to serve on the Nebraska Environmental Quality Council, the first of several appointments by every succeeding governor since then. In 1997, Sands traded a 20-year career in business for a new one in conservation by becoming the first executive director of Audubon Nebraska, where he worked with Kathie O’Brien to preserve her ranch near Lincoln, now known as Spring Creek Prairie. In 2003, Sands accepted an opportunity to work with conservation-minded landowners full time by becoming the first executive director of the Nebraska Land Trust.

 

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