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Amanda Lindsay has been with the University of Central Florida’s Landscape & Natural Resources program since 2011 as their Senior Biologist. She helps to manage the University’s urban canopy as a certified Arborist, assists with land management activities in the >700 acres of urban wildland interface on UCF’s main campus, and maintains compliance with environmental permits held between the University and various governmental organizations. Compliance actions include field data collection, invasive species management, habitat restoration activities, stormwater maintenance, and annual report writing. As part of UCF’s prescribed burn program, Amanda and the UCF burn team often offer support on interagency burns throughout the Central Florida region. In addition to field activities, Amanda assists with GIS projects, website management, undergraduate student mentoring and education, and acts as co-chair on the Central Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CF-CISMA). She is dedicated to conservation and protection of our natural lands through effective land management practices, and is passionate about conveying the importance of Florida’s ecological health and functionality to younger generations.