Staff

Hallie Mahowald

Programs Director

Salida, CO

As programs director for Western Landowners Alliance, Hallie manages people and strategy to support private stewardship across the West. Prior to joining the WLA team in 2014, she worked as an environmental professional at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where she handled compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA), collaborated on the site-wide sustainability plan, and banded birds for biological resources monitoring. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from the University of Denver and a M.A. in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. In conjunction with her academic studies and early career in the non-profit sector, she worked on many natural resources management and sustainable development projects in the American West and Central and South America.

Hallie currently serves on the advisory board of CSU’s Center for Collaborative Conservation and as vice president on the board of directors for the Central Colorado Conservancy. In her free time, she enjoys mountain biking, paddling and skiing with her husband and two children.

Stories by Hallie Mahowald

Western Digest – September 2019

September 27, 2019

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife Working Lands Economics Succession Planning: With farms and ranches being swallowed by cities, succession plans are key. This article features WLA’s…

Western Digest – July 2019

July 30, 2019

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife Working Lands Economics MT Ranchers Get Paid for Rotational Grazing: In multi-orgnization partnership, Western Sustainability Exchange (WSE) is helping ranchers figure…

Western Digest – June 2019

June 27, 2019

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Working Lands Economics WLA, Rural Economics and Conservation: Check out this radio interview on rural economics, agriculture and conservation with WLA’s…

Stories by Hallie Mahowald

Western Digest – October 2019

October 31, 2019

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife Working Lands Economics Ecosystem Market Credits: Potential purchases of U.S. ecosystem credits from agriculture could be as high as $13.9 billion…

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