Happy outgoing enthusiastic person who has a passion for conservation, natural history and the outdoors. Love bird watching, photographing butterflies & wildflowers & hiking in the woods & mountains. Member of The Nature Conservancy, North American Butterfly Association & Audubon. Enjoy sharing the wonders of our natural world with others. worked as a Campground Attendant at Hocking Hills State Park, Interpretive Naturalist for Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks, Park Naturalist for Johnny Appleseed Metro Parks, Intern Naturalist at Wahkeena Nature Preserve for the Ohio Historical Society. Moved to AZ in 1999 to work as a Park Ranger II for Arizona State Parks at Kartchner Caverns. Opened Secluded Lake Lodge in 2008 to suppliment income since park rangers/naturalists have small saleries & hope to generate retirement income from. Work part time for local community college & substitute teach for schools on Ft. Huachuca Military Base. Go on outings with local butterfly group to survey butterflies, hike mountains in search of birds & wildflowers. Concerned about the last remaning natural areas that we will leave for our grand children & theirs too. Lead a simple life & draw my inspiration from nature.
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