Laura Hall: Land Steward
Laura Hall joined ORLT as the land steward in 2014, a position that includes monitoring the protected properties and identifying and documenting the important ecological, cultural and historic resources to be preserved on future projects.

Laura brought more than 15 years as a land conservation professional to ORLT. She has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia and, as part of her degree work, studied permaculture and sustainable design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.

In addition to her conservation work, Laura has practiced landscape architecture for more than 20 years, including having her own practice and working with the Jaeger Company. Her work has concentrated on sustainable landscapes, native gardens, community gardens, and planning of community pedestrian and bike paths and open spaces.

Laura is a native of Athens and has two sons in high school. She and her family enjoy spending time hiking and camping on the coast and in the mountains