There are always adventures afoot at home and afar.  Here are some of the more organized activities:


Magazine article- Beyond the National Parks:  Interpretation for Utility Providers

Legacy, National Association for Interpretation; July/August issue

Workshop- From Faucet to Drain: Interpreting the Invisible Watershed

April 19, 2016

NAI/INNZ International Conference on interpretation, Wellington, New Zealand

Backyard habitat presentations:

February 11 – Bellevue Habitat Stewards

March 16 – Camano Island Habitat Stewards

May 7- Feather Fest workshop, Brightwater Center

Brightwater Center Natural Yard Care Series

Presentations January 30 and February 7


Solo exhibit, Capitol Hill Hair Salon, January 16- February 28

Fundraiser for Treehouse, supporting foster kids.  Michael Harer provided no-commission space for rotating exhibits for decades!  Michael is a great guy and an inspiration since he also fundraises for Treehouses and gives to other organizations.

Stillwaters Environmental Education Center, “Telling Your Story” Training series

Workshops scheduled second Tuesday of each month beginning January 13 until May 12

  • Getting started on your plan for great tours, presentations, and programs
  • Telling engaging stories about nature, people, and places
  • Connecting people to nature, history and special places
  • Show me how that works: techniques for engaging people with different learning styles
  • Communicating science to regular people

Presentation- Landscaping for wildlife

Camano Island Habitat Stewards Training, February 19

Presentation- Interpreting the Invisible Watershed, April 19 

National Association for Interpretation and Interpretation BC conference -The Trickle-Down Effect:  Interpreting the Watershed

Presentation-Landscaping for wildlife

Eastside Audubon Program Nights, May 28

Auyuittuq Traverse, Baffin Island, Cumberland Peninsula

Baffin Island or bust for three weeks in late July-August

Presentation-Landscaping for wildlife

Redmond Garden Club, September 8


Wildlife trip to the Cloud Forest and Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, February-March 2014

Presentation- Plant It and They Will Come:  Hosting Wildlife in a Native Plant Landscape

Snohomish County Master Gardeners, January

Certified Interpretive Trainer Workshop, Fort Collins, CO June 2014

National Association for Interpretation (certification complete March 2015 and approved June 2015)

Heart Lake Loop, Montana September 2014

Northern Vermont, October 2014

Gardening Workshop and Charity Plant Sale, September 23 kickoff, November sale

King County Wastewater Treatment Division