Will Allen

Will is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Giving & Conservation Services at The Conservation Fund in Chapel Hill, NC. Will is a national expert on strategic conservation planning issues and has been providing land use planning assistance to Zion Mountain Ranch since 2016. He is the co-author with Dr. Kent Messer of the Cambridge University Press book entitled “The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less.” Will and his team have received planning and mapping awards from Esri, the American Planning Association, the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Friends of the Chicago River. Will holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Stanford University and a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.