Emily Quinlan

Conservation Project Manager, Middle Tennessee

Emily Quinlan joined The Land Trust for Tennessee in April of 2017 as Conservation Manager for Middle Tennessee. In her role, Emily facilitates urban and suburban conservation projects, with a focus in Davidson and Williamson Counties.

Emily has lived in numerous beautiful places in the eastern part of the U.S., but credits her early love for the land to living in central Vermont as a child, in a county through which the Appalachian Trail winds. Emily moved to Tennessee shortly after graduating from law school, drawn to the area by open space. Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Georgia and a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America and is enjoying the transition from the practice of law to project management.

In her spare time, Emily is active outdoors—hiking, biking, running, camping—and is fortunate to visit a Metro or State park at least once per week. Her goal is to visit all 59 National Parks in her lifetime. She also loves to read and to make things.

What do I love most about my job?
I love that I can approach this work from a perspective of land conservation as well as community improvement: how can we make our communities better, more enjoyable, healthier, for all of us now, and all Tennesseans forever?

EMAIL EMILY with questions about conserving your property in Middle Tennessee. 

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