Elizabeth (Emy) Brawley

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CONSERVATION SERVICES, MIDWEST


Emy headshotEmy serves on the Fund’s Midwest team and as representative for Illinois and the Chicago Wilderness region to help offer the full array of the Fund’s programs and services to its conservation partners. This includes land acquisition planning, strategy, and technical assistance, as well as interim land ownership. Emy is also responsible for the management and strategic direction for the Fund’s work with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, and the City of Ann Arbor, to implement the Greenseams®, Working Soils®, and Ann Arbor Greenbelt programs. Previously, she worked as Vice President of Conservation for Openlands (a Chicago-based land trust); as an associate attorney for Isaacson Rosenbaum PC; as a land officer for Boulder County Parks and Open Space; and as an associate attorney for Carlson, Hammond & Paddock, LLC. Emy holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Colorado.

Contact: ebrawley@conservationfund.org    Contact: 303-669-0390    Office: River Forest, IL (Chicago)

Projects

Expanding Green Space and Improving Social Resilience in South Cook County, IL.

Expanding Green Space and Improving Social Resilience in South Cook County, IL.

The Southeast Cook County Land Acquisition Plan is a data-driven plan to dramatically expand permanently protected land holdings and...
Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership

Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership

As a major tributary to Lake Michigan –  one of the main sources of drinking water in the Greater...
Greenseams® Milwaukee

Greenseams® Milwaukee

More than 1.5 million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Preserving Farms and Natural Areas in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

Preserving Farms and Natural Areas in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

The Ann Arbor Greenbelt is an innovative long-term land preservation program to curb the negative effects of development and...