Austin Quinn-Davidson was raised in a remote timber town in Northern California and now lives in Anchorage, Alaska, where she serves as the legal affairs & land transactions director at Great Land Trust. Before moving to Alaska six years ago, Austin worked at a law firm in San Francisco advising clients on the development of renewable energy projects and served as in-house counsel for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, the bi-state agency tasked with protecting Lake Tahoe. She has also worked for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where she did research on urban sprawl, and clerked for a federal court judge in Alaska. She is a graduate of U.C. Santa Barbara, with a degree in environmental studies, and the U.C. Davis King Hall School of Law. Austin loves the creativity her position allows and enjoys working on the many different types of projects at Great Land Trust. When not at work, she can be found traveling the world, gardening in her backyard, volunteering, or exploring one of Alaska's spectacular places with her partner and two dogs.
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- F09: Having your Cake and Eating it Too: Using Trade Lands to Achieve Fundraising and Conservation Goals
October 28, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM