Associate Director of the Practitioner Program

Center for Collaborative Conservation

Fields of Expertise

Agriculture, Ecology, Education and Outreach, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship

Areas of Interest

Conservation, Watershed restoration and management, Payment for ecosystem services


Heather Knight joined the Center for Collaborative Conservation as the Associate Director of the Practitioner Program in July 2016. Prior to joining the CCC team as a staff member, she served an active role on the Executive Committee and as a co-instructor for the Conservation Leadership Through Learning graduate program. Heather brings extensive experience in conservation, with 22 years working as a community-based collaborative conservation practitioner in the North Fork of the Cache la Poudre watershed with The Nature Conservancy. Heather and her husband, Rick, live and steward a place in Livermore, Colorado.