Carol Davit is the executive director of the Missouri Prairie Foundation , a 51-year old prairie conservation nonprofit organization.
Davit oversees the Grow Native! program and also has edited the Missouri Prairie Journal since 1996.
Davit has worked for 20 years in the conservation and environmental fields in communications, development, administration, and leadership capacities. She has worked for private, nonprofit conservation groups, including Missouri Botanical Garden, and at the municipal and state government levels.
Davit serves on the Missouri Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Steering Committee, the Conservation Federation of Missouri Grasslands Committee, OAKS (Missouri Outdoor Action Committee), and on MELAB—the Missouri Environmental Literacy Advisory Board.
She has been the editor of field guides and written on a variety of natural history and conservation topics for the Missouri Prairie Journal, the Missouri Conservationist, and other publications. She is the recipient of the Erna Eisendrath Memorial Education Award and the Plant Stewardship Award from the Missouri Native Plant Society.