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Land Protection Specialist

Phone: (303) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Denver, Colorado, United States
Colorado Open Lands
COLORADO OPEN LANDS 274 Union Boulevard Suite 320
Lakewood, Colorado 80228
United States

Company Description: In the last 9 years, Colorado Open Lands has developed the Community Conservation Program. The truly exciting aspect of the community approach is that the community...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • bachelor's degree
    University of Massachusetts
  • geography
    University of Massachusetts
  • associate's degree
    Greenfield Community College
  • human ecology and environmental studies
    Greenfield Community College
6 Total References
Web References
Colorado Open Lands | About Us - Who We Are
www.coloradoopenlands.org, 16 Mar 2014 [cached]
Amanda Nims, Land Protection Specialist
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Amanda Nims joined Colorado Open Lands in 2010, after working as a Land Protection Specialist for The Nature Conservancy (RI) and a Conservation Projects Coordinator for the Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust. Before this, Amanda was a Program Technician for the USDA's Farm Service Agency. Amanda grew up on her family's farm in Western Massachusetts, and managed it before it changed hands in 2005. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the UMass Amherst, and an associate's degree from Greenfield Community College (MA), where she studied human ecology and environmental studies.
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust
www.mountgrace.org, 27 April 2007 [cached]
Amanda Nims Program Assistant..........................
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Amanda Nims, Program Assistant, joined the staff of Mount Grace in 2004.Having grown up on land that her family has inhabited for hundreds of years, Amanda has a deep connection to the natural resources and cultural landscape of Western Massachusetts.Before coming to Mount Grace, Amanda was employed by the USDA's Farm Service Agency as a Program Technician where she was responsible for administering federal farm bill programs and mapping county farmlands with GIS.She also managed her family's Christmas Tree Farm before the farm changed hands.Amanda's volunteer efforts have included working to protect a historic section of Greenfield known as the Greenfield Meadows by leading a political campaign to preserve its prime and historic farmland, and by spearheading an effort to see the Meadows recognized as a National Historic District.She has sat on the board of the Historical Society of Greenfield, and is currently the President of the South Meadows Cemetery.In her position at Mount Grace, Amanda manages general administration, and assists the Land Protection, Stewardship and Development departments, as well as the North Quabbin Regional Landscape Partnership.Last year Amanda was chosen to attend the Conservation Leadership Program 2006 in San Diego.Amanda holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she studied geography, and an associate's degree from Greenfield Community College, where she studied human ecology and environmental studies.
Colorado Open Lands | About Us - Newsletters
www.coloradoopenlands.org, 13 Aug 2006 [cached]
A Hearty Welcome to Amanda Nims Colorado Open Lands is happy to introduce our newest team member, Amanda Nims! Amanda is new to this side of the 100th Meridian, but she's no stranger to land conservation.
Amanda grew up on her family's historic farm in Western Massachusetts, just south of the Vermont border in a beautiful and agriculturally productive area lovingly known as the Greenfield Meadows. Having grown up in an area where her family has been since they settled it in the 1750s, Amanda understands deep connections to the land and the desire to protect working landscapes and lifestyles, and she has dedicated her professional life to it.
Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)
www.conbio.org, 20 Nov 2004 [cached]
Amanda NimsMount Grace Land Conservation Trust1461 Old Keene RoadAthol, MA 01331
Amanda Nims, land protection ...
www.deltacountyindependent.com, 25 Sept 2013 [cached]
Amanda Nims, land protection specialist, came over from Denver to attend the Hotchkiss event. "We've been working across the state for about 31 years.
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