Shannon Lee

Senior 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

Parks with Purpose in Durham

Parks with Purpose in Durham

Enhancing the ecological health of Goose Creek stream while bringing triple bottom-line benefits to the surrounding Durham communities.
Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

A new green space in Raleigh's the Walnut Creek community will provide social, economic and environmental benefits for residents. 
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

A community garden and neighborhood gathering place established to honor a matriarch of Atlanta’s English Avenue community.
Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Atlanta’s Food Forest is the first of its kind, providing fresh produce in a community that has limited access...
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

We are creating safe places to play, job training and easy access to greenspace in Atlanta’s historically underserved communities.