The NWLT Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have hired Ted Anchor of Kankakee, IL to serve as the organization’s Executive Director. For 11 years, Ted worked as the Northwest Indiana Program Director for the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy where he managed all aspects of their flagship 8,400 Kankakee Sands Preserve. For six years prior to working for TNC, he was the Outreach Specialist/Ecologist at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he earned his Masters of Science in Land Resources & Ecosystem Management. “I’ve been hunting, fishing and exploring the woods and waters around our family camp in the Chequamegon National Forest in Price County my whole life, and this role will afford me the opportunity to help conserve a region I care deeply about,” said Ted. Ted is NWLT’s second executive director since its founding in 2001. Bryan Pierce recently retired as executive director after 18 years of service.