Frank Nelson is a wetland ecologist for Missouri Department of Conservation. Frank works closely with wetland and waterfowl biologists across the state. His focus is utilizing research and technology to enhance wetland management and wetland restoration. Although from Ozark originally, he has been working closely with the Duck Creek staff for the last 6 years, right next door at Gaylord Memorial Laboratory. Frank enjoys the great outdoors through waterfowl hunting in the fall, chasing turkeys in the spring, canoeing Ozark streams in the summer, and hiking and taking photos all year round.