Kimberly Tillman joined NFLT in 2020 and serves as the O2O program coordinator. In this position she coordinates the partnerships now 26 organizations to the end result of a 100-mile long completely connected landscape of conservation lands by 2050. This wildlife corridor supports plant and animal diversity, room to roam, clean air and water, recreation, military buffers, working lands and resilience in the northeast portion of the state of Florida. Kimberly is a wildlife biologist with 17 years of experience in natural resource management, conservation and education. Kimberly was a land management specialist with the St. Johns River Water Management District where she specialized in habitat management and population recovery of threatened and endangered species like the Red-cockaded woodpecker and Florida Scrub-jay. As a private contractor she has collaborated with federal and state agencies and private landowners focusing on land conservation, habitat management, population management for listed species and educational program development. Most recently, Kimberly worked with the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville Florida to develop a program that brings butterfly gardens to Florida schools and promotes habitat and wildlife conservation with outdoor learning. Kimberly has a bachelor's degree in biology. She is a certified prescribed burn manager, aerial ignition operator, authorized gopher tortoise agent, a trained bander for Red-cockaded woodpecker and Florida Scrub-jays as well. Kimberly and her husband have two young children that love to be outside.
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- F12. From Land Trusts to Landscapes: How Capacity Funding Brings Conservation to Scale
September 17, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM