Alex is a Recreation Planner at Equinox and has a background in Urban and Regional Planning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Environmental Studies. Alex provides creative solutions to Equinox’s environmental, land use, urban planning, and recreational projects. He is also Equinox’s GIS specialist. Alex has experience with the land trust community and has served as a land protection, stewardship, and GIS specialist. Alex joins Equinox after working for the Virginia Outdoors Foundation to uphold the conservation values of Virginia’s most unique landscapes. His prior experience also includes work on a local route of the East Coast Greenway for which he provided branding, GIS landscape analysis, planning, permitting, and stakeholder engagement. While working with the East Cooper Land Trust in Mount Pleasant, SC, Alex independently developed a regional natural asset plan based on GIS mapping and research that focused on landscape assessment, conservation planning for wildlife corridors, natural resource and habitat protection, greenway routing, and active and passive outdoor recreation.
Why I Love This Work
Graduate Degree in Urban & Regional Planning; The College of CharlestonBachelor of Science in Environmental Science; Virginia Tech