Caitlyn Smith joined Upstate Forever as Land Protection Specialist in January of 2019. She received her B.S. in Agriscience & Environmental Systems from the University of Georgia and holds a certificate in Sustainability. She is excited to bring her experience working closely with farmers and community members to implement sustainable land management practices to her role at Upstate Forever.
In her free time, she enjoys backpacking in the southeast and abroad, as well as exploring new hiking trails and working on art projects. Caitlyn is excited to grow Upstate Forever's mission in protecting the sacred land of the upstate.