Amanda Hefner

Education & Outreach Manager

Amanda manages the outreach and education programs at Rowe Sanctuary and works with partners and educators to provide hands-on learning experiences. She enjoys working with people and finding creative ways to connect with others. She grew up in Archer, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she studied environmental studies and natural resource sciences. Amanda’s previous experience was mostly spent in the Nebraska Sandhills working at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve where she conducted research, led the outreach program, and assisted with land stewardship, including bison roundup and prescribed fire.