Amanda J. Budyak

Amanda41Vice President of Operations
Senior Restoration Ecologist

B.S. Forestry Management, Recreation Resource Management (2008)

“I cannot imagine doing anything else professionally. I truly love what I do and it shows in my work. It is crucial for us to restore our ecosystems back to their natural state if we want future generations to enjoy clean natural resources.”

WDATCP-Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator (Forestry Category)
Prescribed Burn Training (Aldo Leopold Foundation)
Enbridge US/LP Safety Orientation and Life Saving Rules Certificate
Enbridge US/LP Environmental Orientation Certificate
Funding Acquisition Workshop
Herbicide Additive Workshop
Quantitative Methods for Ecological Survey Workshop
Basic Wetland Delineation Workshop

Research Interests:
Invasive species control
Fire behavior and effects on different species
Ecosystem services

Professional Affiliations:
Friends of the Lakeshore Preserve (Member of the Board of Directors)
Savanna Oak Foundation
Wisconsin Wetlands Association
The Prairie Enthusiasts

Craig Annen is my most trusted source on controlling reed canary grass.

– Tom Bernthal