Carlee is the Natural Resources Program Coordinator at Prairie Rivers of Iowa. An Iowa native, she grew up in the Des Moines area until moving to Ames to attend Iowa State University. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Animal Ecology focusing on Wildlife Management. Carlee grew up with a passion for the outdoors and the wildlife that inhabit it, from catching tadpoles and turtles at the local pond to hiking around natural areas and exploring what Iowa has to offer. She has a passion for the conservation of our state’s assets and resources, and loves to share that passion with those around her.

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