Michael Cox is the Prairie Rivers of Iowa board vice president. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in fisheries and wildlife biology from Iowa State University in 1992. He’s been in the conservation field for 26 years has has worked in non-profit and public sectors in Vermont, Alaska, and Iowa where he currently serves as the director of Story County Conservation.
He grew up on a small farm in Iowa where his values for open space and environmental quality took root. Michael sees the role of environmental health as part and parcel with social and economic health and community betterment and values providing people with opportunities for outdoor recreation.