Phone — (815) 547-7935

US Mail

Boone County Conservation District
603 N. Appleton Road
Belvidere, IL 61008

Click here for a map to the Administration Center

FOIA requests are to be sent to the address above. The names of FOIA officers are shown below.


George Thomas
Anthony Phelps
David Balzer
John Stanfill
Susan C. Peterson

Board meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month at 4:00 PM at the Roger D. Gustafson Nature Center, 603 N. Appleton Road, Belvidere. All board meetings are open to the public. You can contact the Board of Trustees via e-mail at

STAFF (Click on Name to Send E-Mail)

Organizational Chart


Dan Kane — Executive Director
Enedelia Zavala – Customer Support Specialist *FOIA Officer


Tina Dawson Scott — Director of Education
Mark Freedlund – Program Support Coordinator
Pat Castro – Educator

Natural Resources

Joshua Sage — Director of Natural Resources
Aarron Minson — Natural Areas Manager

Buildings and Grounds

Nick Sheppard — Director of Lands and Facilities
AJ Barker — Field Technician
Josh Oates – Field Technician

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