Megan Nelson

Author Description

Megan Nelson is the Government Relations Director for the Utah Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. She has worked on Western natural resource, environmental, and public land issues for almost 20 years as an attorney, environmental planner, and consultant. In her current role, she fosters partnerships with government entities, conservation organizations, and private entities, and develops state and national policy to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Before joining the Conservancy, she developed federal land management plans, facilitated environmental planning efforts, authored federal legislation, managed NEPA for federal agencies, and advocated for conservation. Throughout her career, she has most enjoyed working with diverse groups to find common ground.

Authored Reports

Great Salt Lake Watershed Enhancement Trust: A Tool to Address Great Salt Lake Declines.