David Stein joined Prairie Rivers of Iowa in July 2019 as the Watershed Program Coordinator. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Drake University and a Master of Science in Ecology from Iowa State University. He’s passionate regarding conservation issues in Iowa and loves teaching others about the unique ecosystems found in the state.

He’s previously worked as a researcher at both Iowa State University and Tufts University, focusing mainly on prairie restoration and pollinator conservation in Iowa, Missouri and Central Maryland.

David’s originally from the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his dog Teddy, hiking in local parks, finding new recipes to cook, gardening and exploring Des Moines with friends.

To talk more with David, email him at dstein@prrcd.org