The Conservancy is…

The Conservancy is a single purpose entity created to oversee a density restriction of 56,000 areas near the Edisto River in Charleston and Dorchester Counties. Governed by an elected board of landowner representatives and conservation representatives, the Conservancy operates with full autonomy and to manage the density restriction in perpetuity.

 Board of Directors

J. Raleigh West, III
Conservation Representative

Charles G. Lane
Conservation Representative

Mark D. Wesson
Landowner representative

Michael G. McShane
Conservation Representative


W. McLeod Rhodes

Landowner representative

Executive Director

W. Mac Baughman, Ph.D.