Sharon is passionate about sharing her knowledge and sense of wonder with others, especially children. Known to many children as "Sharon heron", she has been teaching environmental education for more than 10 years.
A native of Upstate New York, she has a BA in Environmental Studies from University at Buffalo and a MS in Education from Dominican University.
Sharon has led programs for Beaver Lake Nature Center, Walker Creek Ranch, Richardson Bay Audubon, Marin Art and Garden Center, WildCare and High Country Passage. She has studied ecology in New York, Florida, and Alaska. Sharon has volunteered with many organizations including The Marine Mammal Center, SPAWN, Point Reyes National Seashore, served as Director for Marin Audubon Society and co-founded the River Otter Ecology Project www.riverotterecology.org
Sharon is the 2011 Terwilliger Environmental Award winner for excellence in environmental education. She teaches science at Marin Country Day School and Hiking Marin Trails for College of Marin. She also designs and leads programs for Point Reyes Field Institute, Marin Nature Adventures and volunteers for Point Reyes National Seashore Association.
Hungry for nature explorations? Let "Sharon heron" take care of the details so you can devour the fun! Sharon@Marinnature.com