Robbie Fisher of Water Valley has joined the Longleaf Alliance’sBoard of Directors in October. The mission of The Longleaf Alliance (a 501c3 non-profit conservation organization) is to ensure a sustainable future for the longleaf pine ecosystem through partnerships, landowner assistance and science-based education and outreach.
Fisher grew up in the Mississippi Delta and is a lawyer, conservationist and filmmaker.
In 1998, Fisher joined The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi as Director of Conservation and then served as the State Director from 1999 until 2008.
Fisher was executive producer, writer and co-editor of the 2009 documentary,
The Gulf Islands: Mississippi’s Wilderness Shore, an account of Mississippi’s barrier islands. She also contributed to the Emmy award winning Mississippi Public Broadcasting documentary, The Singing River: Rhythms of Nature. She also was Field Producer for Science of the Spill for Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
Fisher holds a B.A. in French and Political Science from The University of the South and a J.D. from Suffolk Law School.
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