Nathan Schulfer

Credentials: Director, International and Professional Programs, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Position title: Project Manager (Technical), US Embassy Botswana Exploratory Grant


Phone: 608.263.7771

84 Science Hall
550 N Park St
Madison, WI 53706

Nathan Schulfer is the Project Manager (Technical) for a U.S. Embassy funded project focusing on community based natural resource management capacity building in partnership with the Okavango Research Institute and the Botswana Wildlife Training Institute in the Ministry Environment and Tourism. In addition, he is the Director of International and Professional Programs, where he manages the Institute’s two professional MS degree programs while leading the Institute’s efforts to build and strengthen networks with NGO’s, government units, and private sector partners around the world. Prior to joining the Nelson Institute, Nathan worked for the US National Park Service in Glacier National Park, for the Montana State Legislature, and in China advising NGO’s and government units on protected area management. Nathan holds a BS in Anthropology from Montana State University–Bozeman and a MS in Conservation Biology & Sustainable Development from UW–Madison.