Interviews with Educators & Leaders

Ear to the Ground: Interviews with PNW Environmental Educators

  Robert Steelquist, Coastal Explorer, Environmental Educator (2021) Jane Tesner Kleiner (2021) Greening the Schoolgrounds Gary Dorr (Standing Red Bear) (2018) Reclaiming a Culture through the Traditional Canoe Monica Nissen (2015) 2015 Environmental Educator of the...

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Ear to the Ground: Jane Tesner Kleiner

Jane Tesner Kleiner is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA), ecologist and environmental educator with over 25 years of experience in design, project management and program coordination. She loves working with schools and communitiy partners to create spaces and...

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Ear to the Ground: Robert Steelquist

Robert Steelquist: Coastal Explorer Robert Steelquist is a native Pacific Northwest writer, photographer, naturalist, and environmental educator with a 40-year career introducing learners to the nature of the Northwest. He has led hundreds on nature walks, backpacking...

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Ear to the Ground – Ryan Monger, Sultan High School

An Interview with Ryan Monger Winner of 2015 EPA Presidential Award for Innovation in Environmental Education   Ryan Monger, Sultan High School Sultan, Washington Ryan Monger, an environmental education teacher of students in grades 9 through 12 at Sultan High...

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Ear to the Ground – Monica Nissen

An Interview with Monica Nissen 2015 Environmental Educator of the Year The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) has named Monica Nissen as the 'Outstanding Environmental Education Non-profit Individual' for 2015. In addition, the...

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Ear to the Ground – Ned Buckingham, Olympic Park Institute

What is your current job title? I am a Field Science Educator for the Olympic Park Institute. How did you get into this field? My educational background is in Biology and Secondary Education, and when I graduated from college, I just wasn't ready to teach in the...

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