Katie Allen

Training Associate, Conservation Leadership Network


Katie AllenKatie Allen works with community, governmental, and corporate partners to build capacity among leaders to enable on the ground conservation solutions. Katie facilitates collaborative learning and diverse partnerships using CLN’s range of services including innovative partnership programs, capacity building trainings, sustainability consulting and technical assistance. She works with communities throughout the country on strategically planning for growth surrounding CLN’s core focus areas including strategic land-use planning, capacity building, and sustainable tourism.

Prior to joining the Conservation Leadership Network team, Katie was a transportation and long range planner with the Town of Chapel Hill evaluating commuter behavior and advocating for alternative transportation modes. She also assisted in the park planning and development of Prince George’s County, Maryland’s Parks and Recreation Department to identify priority sites for potential land acquisition. She holds a Masters of City and Regional Planning in Environmental and Land Use Planning from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Boston University.

Contact: kallen@conservationfund.org         Phone: 304-876-7925

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Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Tucked among the rolling hills and waterfalls of Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, and many other recreational destinations,...