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Deron Davis - The Nature Conservancy

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Deron Davis
The Nature Conservancy
Director of Conservation, Georgia

Education: bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Georgia; Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership

The Nature Conservancy is the world's leading conservation non-profit, and Davis is proud to be part of the Georgia organization’s leadership team.  He oversees a department of science specialists working to improve forest health, restore freshwater systems and transform ocean management.  Prior to joining the Conservancy, Deron worked for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.  At the agency, he launched a communication and education program to encourage citizens to conserve water during an historic drought, served on the leadership team for the statewide water management plan guiding the development of ten regional water plans, and directed a national school improvement program that provided professional learning experiences, funding and technical support for a network of K-12 educators.   

Over more than four decades, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect almost 320,000 acres across Georgia and worked to improve our state's woods, waters and coast. 

Website: nature.org/georgia

The program is brought to you by Cox Enterprises. Cox Conserves is the company’s national sustainability program that focuses on reducing waste and energy consumption, as well as conserving water.