Emily Parish is the vice president of conservation for The Land Trust for Tennessee. She graduated from the University of the South (Sewanee, Tennessee) magna cum laude with an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish and summa cum laude with a master's degree in environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School (South Royalton, Vermont). Hired at the land trust in 2004 as a land protection assistant, Emily has completed training in conservation easement drafting, stewardship and defense and has been promoted to her current position. She successfully led the organization through the land trust accreditation process in 2008 and the accreditation renewal process in 2014. She also recently served as a member of the Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices Advisory Team. As vice president of conservation, Emily oversees the conservation and stewardship program, including the projects of eight staff in two offices.
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- B01. Be Prepared, Don’t Be Scared: How Terrafirma Helps Meet Risk
October 12, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM