Angie DoucetteMidwest Farmland Protection Manager
Angie manages AFT’s farmland protection efforts in the Midwest, providing research, resources, and project support to build local partners’ capacity in efforts to accelerate the pace of farmland protection and the adoption of soil health practices on protected lands. Before joining AFT, she served as the senior grants coordinator at the Zoological Society of Milwaukee where she lead the grants program through grant writing, research, budgeting, and donor stewardship. Prior to that, Angie worked at The Conservation Fund for six years as part of their land protection programs in southeastern Wisconsin. During her tenure, she participated in the permanent protection of thousands of acres of high-quality natural and agricultural lands and worked alongside NRCS, landowners, and farmers to develop Conservation Plans on farmland easements, with a focus on soil health, and water quality and quantity, and habitat. Angie holds a Bachelor of Science in geography, biology, and Geographic Information Systems and a Master of Science focused on landscape ecology and conservation of foraging habitats for multiple bat species in Wisconsin.