Mac Stone, Executive Director, Naturaland Trust

Mac Stone brings a biology and photography background to further conservation outcomes in South Carolina and around the world. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wife and son and joined Naturaland Trust as the executive director in 2012. He runs the daily operations, grant writing, land management and communications for the Trust.


Stone is an accomplished author, speaker, a National Geographic Explorer and senior fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers and Sea Legacy. His images have been widely published and internationally awarded and his TED talk has been viewed over one million times. His photographic work can be viewed at