Eric NielsinEric Nielsen is a resident of Hardin County and is active in local government as a city councilperson for Steamboat Rock.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from Iowa Sate University and is a self-employed forester for Resource Services.

He brings to the Prairie Rivers of Iowa board his experience in planting, maintaining, marketing, assessing, and phytoremediation of native grass establishment, resource management and forest products.