Dana Beach serves as the Founder and Director Emeritus of the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, an organization that works with citizens and government to develop policies that promote sustainable patterns of development for people and the environment.
Under Mr. Beach’s leadership, the Conservation League has grown into one of the most successful state-level conservation groups in the country and is particularly well known for its work in the field of land-use reform. His published work includes articles on wetlands, land-use planning, beachfront management, and other environmental topics. Beach also wrote Coastal Sprawl: The Effects of Urban Design on Aquatic Ecosystems in the United States (2002). Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Mr. Beach lives in Charleston with his wife, Virginia.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
Articles in Minding Nature:
Questions for a Resilient Future responses:
- Coastal Conservation League
Learn about Dana Beech’s work with the Coastal Conservation League.