Justin Spring

Senior Project manager, conservation aquisition


justinspring profilephotoJustin is the Senior Project Manager for the Colorado office and has two decades of experience in land conservation and natural resource issues. Since 2002, he has facilitated the protection of over $70 million of property across Colorado ranging from small urban parks, to working farms and ranches, and high-country mining claims. Justin serves on the Colorado State Forest Service Stewardship Committee, and is a mentor for the Public Interest Fellowship Program at Colorado College. He was formerly a boardmember on the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts, member of the Conservation Advisory Board for Colorado Mountain Club, and past Vice President of the South Metro Land Conservancy.

Prior to joining The Conservation Fund, Justin worked at the Trust for Public Land for 16 years, most recently as the Colorado Director of Land Protection. He also worked for ERO Resources, a natural resource planning firm based in Denver.

Justin holds a B.A. in Environmental Science-Biology from the Colorado College and studied tropical field research in Costa Rica. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and camping with the family, gardening, running, and biking.

Contact: jspring@conservationfund.org   Phone: (303) 444-4369   Office: Colorado