As a biologist, Amanda brings experience in environmental systems and biological research. While her projects involve permitting through county, state, and federal agencies, her background in above- and belowground wetland biology and chemistry support precise habitat assessments and wetland mitigation monitoring.
Amanda’s areas of expertise include soil and water quality sampling, analysis, reporting, and results interpretation. She is trained in wetland and habitat mapping, wetland monitoring, determinations of seasonal water levels, ecological constraints analysis, and wildlife and listed species surveys. Amanda’s credentials include being a lead technician for the Coastal Wetlands Department at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and lab manager and research assistant for the University of South Florida’s biogeochemistry lab. Notably, she’s also an authorized gopher tortoise agent and certified in acoustic bat surveys.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys various outdoor activities including hiking, surfing, paddleboarding, fishing, biking, gardening, scuba diving, and fossil hunting.