Lindsay Ex

Senior Environmental Manager, City of Fort Collins Environmental Services Department

Lindsay ExLindsay Ex is a Senior Environmental Planner with the City of Fort Collins and a recipient of a Practitioner Fellowship through the Center for Collaborative Conservation at Colorado State University. Her work with Fort Collins emphasizes the incorporation of ecological principles into the development review process. In her time with the City, Lindsay has led efforts to increase access to local food, developed policies for environmental protection, and is currently leading the “Nature in the City” strategic planning effort to assess how biodiversity and informal natural spaces can be protected and created within the City’s urban fabric. Lindsay is also a member of the Conservation Development Global Challenges Research Team ( and her research explores how practitioners cross disciplinary boundaries to achieve better conservation and social outcomes on the ground. Lindsay has degrees in Natural Resources Management and Landscape Architecture and is a LEED Green Associate.