Shannon Lee

Urban Conservation Manager, Conservation Acquisition


Shannon LeeShannon’s current focus is the construction of the Lindsay Street Park, an important demonstration project for The Conservation Fund’s new Parks With Purpose program. She works with local residents and community members to ensure that Triple Bottom Line benefits are incorporated into the project to provide positive environmental, economic, and social outcomes for this underserved community. She also lends support to the Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee real estate team members, including GIS mapping, project budgeting, donor development, and IT support.

Previous to her environment work, Shannon was owner and manager of a successful business for nearly 20 years before deciding to change careers and explore her passion for the environment.

Shannon holds a B.A. in Geography from Georgia State University, with an emphasis on geographical information science and environmental conservation.  She has been with The Conservation Fund since 2010.

Contact:  slee@conservationfund.org   Phone: 404-221-0405   Office: Georgia/Alabama

Projects

Goose Creek Parks with Purpose Project, East Durham

Goose Creek Parks with Purpose Project, East Durham

The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association (ECWA) is a Durham based non-profit working to protect and restore waterways and landscapes within the Ellerbe Creek watershed and to connect communities to watershed...
Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, Raleigh

Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, Raleigh

The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership provides a communication hub for residents, community stakeholders, and academic and government leaders to collaborate on sustainable...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

Parks are important places. The story of Mattie Freeland Park is unique, inspiring, and all about community. Mattie Freeland...
Food Forest at Browns Mill

Food Forest at Browns Mill

The Conservation Fund, The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Department of Parks & Recreation are partnering...
Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta in partnership with...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...