Mike Tetreault

Mike Tetreault, Executive Director of The Nature Conservancy in Maine.

Mike Tetreault is currently The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Lead Director for the Northeastern U.S.  In this capacity, Mike oversees TNC’s conservation efforts across four large landscapes which span New York and the New England States – the Northern Appalachian/Acadian Forest; the Gulf of Maine; Southern New England/Long Island Sound; and the Connecticut River.  Prior to coming to Maine, Mike was the Western Colorado Program Director for The Nature Conservancy.  Throughout his 25 year conservation career, Mike has enjoyed working with local community leaders, natural resource users, tribal members, and businesses to forge sustainable solutions to challenging environmental issues.  During his tenure in Maine, Mike has been actively engaged in forest conservation efforts, including a landmark project conserving 400,000 acres around Moosehead Lake; river restoration efforts, including working with partners to restore 1000 miles of the Penobscot River; and marine conservation efforts, involving working with communities of ground fishermen in Maine’s coastal communities. Mike lives with his wife Neera, daughter Wren (9 years old), and their two dogs in Bath, Maine.  He loves to explore, and has traveled extensively around the world.