About Heather

Heather Knight is the Associate Director of the Practitioner Program at the Center for Collaborative Conservation. Prior to joining the CCC team as a staff member, she served an active roll on the Executive Committee and as a co-instructor for the Conservation Leadership Through Learning graduate program. Heather brings extensive experience in conservation, with 23 years working with The Nature Conservancy as a community-based landscape conservation director. Heather and her husband, Rick, live and steward a place in Livermore, Colorado.


  • Community-Based Conservation
  • Conflict Management in Natural Resources
  • Conservation
  • Conservation Biology
  • Conservation Decision Making
  • Conservation Finance
  • Conservation On Private Lands
  • Conservation Social Science
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Education
  • Environmental Communication
  • Environmental Governance
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Historical and Cultural Interpretation
  • Human Dimensions of Conservation
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
  • Livelihoods
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Parks and Protected Areas
  • Private Land Conservation