At the heart of our small organization is a community of skilled and dedicated educators, creators, organizers, and practitioners. Read our bios for information. You can also check out what our past employees are up to. If you are interested in joining our community of educators, check out our employment page for job opportunities, or read about our internshipsand volunteer opportunities.
Sophie Mazowita Youth Programs Director and Naturalist MS Field Naturalist (UVM '13) BS Environment (McGill University '08) Wilderness First Aid Sophie fell in love with nature on her first canoe camping [...]
Julie Pacholik Flying Squirrel Mentor, Youth Programs BA Env Studies (UC Santa Cruz, '08) Wilderness First Responder Julie Pacholik was born and raised in Sacramento, California and spent much of her [...]
Maurice 'Mo' Bissonette Flying Squirrel Mentor: Field School Graduate of Hawk Circle Wilderness School and Vermont Wilderness School Founder of Numina wilderness school, Middlebury area land trust summer camp Wilderness first [...]
Sam Eckert Administrative Assistant Visiting Artist Residency, The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA. MFA in Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT Artist Residency Grant, Anderson Ranch [...]
Lauren Akin Flying Squirrel Mentor: All youth programs BS Ecosocial Design (Gaia University '13) Wilderness First Aid, Lifeguard Lauren was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, within whose woods her grandmother first [...]