This week’s featured guest Duane Hyde. Duane Hyde has served as the Land Conservation Director at the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire for the last 1.5 years. He came to the Land Trust after working for nearly 13 years at the New Hampshire Chapter of The Nature Conservancy where he served as the Chapter’s Director of Conservation Programs and the acquisition agent and grant manager for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership. Prior to his work in conservation Duane was a professional town planner for almost 10 years and served as the Durham, NH town planner for 3 years. Duane holds a BS in Natural Resources Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a focus on environmental planning from Virginia Tech. Duane serves on the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Land Trust Coalition and is the chair of the Coalition’s Outreach and Education Committee.