Staff Experts

Sam Lindblom

Fire Manager

Based out of Charlottesville, VA, Sam Lindblom has worked for The Nature Conservancy for 16 years doing a range of conservation activities for the Northern and Northeastern Virginia region. His areas of expertise include fire ecology and operations, fire management, preserve management, Appalachian landscape conservation and ecology, and ecological management and restoration.

Sam on Why His Work is Rewarding

“I feel like I make a direct contribution to restoring wild places that were here before us; my team and I at The Nature Conservancy are making direct and positive changes that save species and landscapes.”

Program Benefits
  • Providing cleaner air and water to local people and wildlife
  • Offering people recreational opportunities and spaces in nature
Key Program Partners
  • Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • US Forest Service
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Park Service
  • B.S. in Environmental Science from Auburn University