Scott Coleman:Board Member
Scott grew up in Fort Gaines and Blakely, Georgia and is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Warnell School for Forestry and Natural Resources with a degree in Wildlife Biology. As Ecological Manager of Little St. Simons Island, Scott works to maintain, enhance, and restore the natural ecological communities and wildlife populations on Little St. Simons Island, one of the best examples of coastal wilderness on the southeastern coast. Working closely with the island’s Ecological Advisory Council, he has led the development of a 50-year conservation plan for Little St. Simons Island and is leading the transition of the island into a model for conservation management. His responsibilities include coordinating the island’s research, monitoring, restoration, and natural resource management working with a wide range of public and private conservation partner organizations.
Scott is actively involved in the broader Georgia coastal conservation community. In addition to One Hundred Miles, Scott also serves on the boards of the St. Simons Land Trust and Coastal WildScapes. He chairs the stewardship committee and serves on the Cannon’s Point conservation task force for the St. Simons Land Trust. Scott is a member of the steering committee for the Coastal Georgia Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area, serves as the management coordinator for the Georgia Shorebird Alliance, and sits on the Blue Crab and Shrimp Advisory Panels for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Additionally, he serves on the board for his son’s preschool, the Wesley Academy of Early Learning in St. Simons Island.
Scott lives on St. Simons Island with his wife Ann and their three year-old son Daniel and newborn daughter Mary Remington.
Favorite Mile along our Georgia Coast: the northeastern corner of Little St. Simons Island where the Altamaha River meets the Atlantic.