Andrew Schock

Vice President and Regional Director, Conservation Acquisition

Headshot of Andrew Schock.

With The Conservation Fund since 2003, Andrew has worked to protect over 100 thousand of acres including parks and greenspace in Metro-Atlanta and vital habitat throughout Georgia and Alabama. Among more than 50 projects in Georgia he was instrumental in the establishment of the 9,200 acre Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area and the 16,000 acre Ceylon Wildlife Management. In Alabama, Andrew helped create the southern terminus of the Pinhoti Trail, establish the Freedom Riders National Monument and start the Alabama Civil Rights People and Places project.

Also, during his tenure, Andrew has been part of developing Best Management Practices for timberland owners in Georgia, the Georgia State Wildlife Action Plan and has been a member of the Georgia Gopher Tortoise Initiative. His growing understanding and love for the fire dependent longleaf pine ecosystem led him to leadership roles in the regional Longleaf Partnership Council.

Andrew has past affiliations with the National Wildlife Federation as the Southeastern Center Director managing the field office in Atlanta; The Nature Conservancy, where he completed real estate transactions to protect biodiversity, assisted with the establishment of the botanical inventory at Ft. Stewart, Georgia and established the Integrated Management Plan at Ft. Benning, Georgia; The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission as a District Wildlife Biologist; and The Department of Defense as a Biological Technician working on endangered species management at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Andrew has an MBA from Kennesaw State University and a B.S. in Zoology (Wildlife Science) from North Carolina State University.

Contact:    Phone: 404-221-0405    Office: Georgia/Alabama


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