American Conservation Coalition


What is the American Conservation Coalition?

The American Conservation Coalition (ACC) is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering conservatives to re-engage on environmental conversations. ACC was founded in June 2017 by a group of conservative millennials who saw a gap in the conservative movement when it came to the environment. ACC believes that economic and environmental success can go hand in hand, and conservatives should champion this message and take a seat at the table in discussions concerning conservation, clean energy, sportsmen’s rights, agriculture, climate, and much more. Where other environmental groups have disenfranchised those who are right-of-center, ACC seeks to activate the conservative movement on the grassroots, state, and federal levels -- bringing forth bipartisan discussions on environmental topics that impact us all.

Our Mission

The American Conservation Coalition is changing the narrative on environmental discussions through the promotion of free-market and pro-business environmentalism in legislatures, college campuses, the political arena, and beyond.


Our team of advisors is made up of experts who know these issues better than anyone. When we have questions, these are the people we turn to.


Board of Advisors

Our Board of Advisors is continually growing, check back for additional updates as we add more members.


Laura Huggins   CEO, Wild Sky Beef

Laura Huggins

CEO, Wild Sky Beef

Trammell Crow   Founder, EARTHx

Trammell Crow

Founder, EARTHx

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Evan Baehr
CEO, Teneo Network


Joe Lonsdale
Partner, 8VC

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Slade Gorton
Former US Senator (R-WA)

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John R. Seydel III

Sustainability Director, City of Atlanta

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Kurt Zellers

Co-Founder, MZA+ Co


Bob Dold

Former U.S. Representative (IL-10)


*Board of Advisor positions do not reflect the endorsement of their respective employers*